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Scholarly or Popular?
- Scholarly articles are often the best sources for university-level research.
- Scholarly articles (published in scholarly journals) are reviewed by experts before they are published.
- Popular articles (published in newspapers, magazines, and other sources) are not reviewed by experts, but may be extensively researched and / or fact-checked, depending on the publication.
Ulrichs Global Serials Directory
Not sure if an article is scholarly or popular? Ulrichs has detailed information on more than 300,000 publications. Enter journal/magazine title in the search box and find your publication. Then, look for Academic/Scholarly in the Content Type field.
Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory
Profiles nearly a quarter of a million consumer and trade magazines, academic and scholarly publications, monographic series, newsletters, newspapers, electronic publications, 'zines, and many other types of serial publications on all subjects.
What to Look for in a Scholarly Article
Peer Review in Five Minutes
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