Answered By: Katie Hoskins
Last Updated: Aug 25, 2016     Views: 344

You can evaluate journal articles for scholarly content by considering the following:

See accessible file linked below.

Many databases also have a feature that allows you to limit your search results to scholarly/peer-reviewed/academic sources. You can see an example below.

NOTE: Not everything published in a peer-reviewed journal is a peer-reviewed article. Peer-reviewed journals often include letters to the editor, commentaries, and/or book reviews which are not considered peer-reviewed articles.