Answered By: Kimberly Morin Last Updated: Sep 12, 2017 Views: 36
Scholarly articles contain information that has been vetted by experts in a particular field. They are sometimes also referred to as "refereed" or "peer-reviewed". How you go about finding scholarly articles really depends on your topic, but most databases allow users to limit their searches to scholarly articles, "refereed" or "peer-reviewed" publications.
If your topic is general, interdisciplinary, or you are unsure of your direction, start with:
If your topic is a business topics, start with:
If you still don't know if a journal is scholarly, search for the journal title in Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory. This resource provides detailed descriptions of journals, including whether or not they are refereed (i.e. peer-reviewed, scholarly).
If you still have concerns about the source meeting the requirement for your assignment, it is best practice to check with your professor.