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How can you tell if a journal article is scholarly? Often journals will have editorial policies and submission guidelines(in print or on the journal website) that tell you whether or not a journal is scholarly. Some database search engines allow you to limit your searches to peer reviewed journals.
How are scholarly journal articles different from regular articles? Scholarly articles go through a process called peer review. Articles are only published if other expertsagree that the article contributes to the field.
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