Scholarly journals report on research conducted by scholars, and professionals in the field, and provide in-depth articles that cover specific issues or research questions.
Peer-reviewed articles are evaluated by a group of experts, or peers, based on their originality, currency, and validity.
Journal article databases contain many types of articles, including: book reviews, editorials, newspaper and magazine articles, trade journal articles and scholarly (academic or peer-reviewed) articles.
Criteria for evaluating academic or scholarly articles include:
Depending on the assignment, using web or online resources may not be appropriate. Check with your professor before including these sources in your work.
Don't forget to use the Find it! @ Concordia option or contact a librarian if you have trouble accessing the full text of an article.