What is a "scholarly" source?
A scholarly article:
For more information see: Types of Periodicals
What does "peer-reviewed" mean?
Peer-reviewed journals (or "refereed" journals) are scholarly journals that only publish articles that have passed through a review process:
Other scholars in the author's field or specialty read the article and determine the merit of the manuscript.
The review process helps ensure that the published articles reflect credible scholarship in their fields. The reputation of the journal depends on the publication of credible scholarship.
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