Scholarly articles typically communicate original research or analysis for other researchers, and go through a peer review process before they are published by an academic journal. The below video below takes a closer look at that process.
Looking for peer-reviewed articles? Trying searching in a library database and look for options to limit your results to peer-reviewed or academic journals.
All About Peer Review by CSUDH Library is licensed CC BY-NC-SA 4.0
Click on the image to explore the typical parts of a scholarly article. Anatomy of a Scholarly Article by the North Carolina State University Libraries is licensed under CC-BY-NC-SA.