How Do I Identify Scholarly Journals and Popular Periodicals?What is a Scholarly Journal?
- Scholarly journals are often referred to as peer-reviewed, juried, or refereed sources
- Consult Ulrich’s Periodicals Directory(Ref Z 6941 .U5 2002 v.5), located in the library’s Ready Reference section, to determine if a journal is considered scholarly
- .Some databases allow you to limit searches to scholarly journals.
What is a Periodical?
- Periodicals are any publications that are issued at regular intervals (usually more than once a year), such as journals, popular magazines, and newspapers.
For additional information on this topic, consult the extended research guide.