This short video from Vanderbilt University illustrates how to recognize a scholarly article and how to find them in the library.
This great video on how to identify scholarly articles come from the Cornell University Library.
As you proceed through your program, you may be required to cite scholarly articles in your research papers. Or you may have to critique a scholarly article. What is a scholarly journal and how is it different from a magazine or newspaper? All three are called periodicals because they are published at periodic intervals throughout the year.
Watch the video below to learn how to differentiate between a popular magazine and a scholarly journal.