Why use articles?
- Obtain more precise information
- Find up-to-date information
- Discover new research on your topic
Scholarly Journals vs Popular Magazines
It is important to be able to make the distinction between articles from scholarly (peer-reviewed), trade journals, and popular magazines. Verify what type you will need for your assignment.
For help, see our comparison chart or watch the following video, “Scholarly vs. Popular Periodicals” courtesy of Peabody Library, Vanderbilt University.