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What is a Scholarly Article?
A scholarly or peer-reviewed article is one that is reviewed by a panel of experts in the field. The following are a few characteristics of a scholarly article:
- An abstract, or summary, before the main text of the article
- Footnotes and/or bibliographies that cite sources
- Graphs or charts detailing the research process and/or results
- Publication by a professional or academic organization
- Discipline-specific language