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Library Introduction

What is a scholarly article?

Scholarly articles may also be known as:

  • Peer-reviewed articles
  • Academic journal articles
  • Professional journal articles
  • Refereed articles

They are written by researchers, for researchers.

They are the gold standard for quality research.

Your business instructors often require that you use scholarly articles for your papers and projects.

Your only reliable source for full-text scholarly articles is the library website.

What is not scholarly?

  • Websites of any kind
  • Your textbook
  • News (newspapers, news magazines)
  • General encyclopedias (especially Wikipedia)