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Frequently Asked Questions

What is scholarly or academic?

You may come across a button, Scholarly. Usually this button is paired with Peer Reviewed. Scholarly limiters

What does Scholarly mean? In terms of these databases it is merely a synonym of Peer Reviewed.  Other words that describe a high quality article that most likely peer reviewed are: 

  • Research articles
  • Scholarly articles
  • Academic articles
  • Refereed articles
  • Peer Reviewed articles

Whichever word is used, it tends to mean a quality article from a reputable journal.

Watch this Video on Peer Review to see more - Peer Review library tutorial video

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