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Is your Journal "Peer Reviewed" or "Refereed"?
How can I be sure my journal article is scholarly?
Many databases offer the option to search for "peer-reviewed" journal articles - those are academic articles reviewed by the authors' peers for accuracy during the editing and publishing process. The Library Catalog also offers an option to limit results to Peer Reviewed journal articles.
How to Read a Scholarly Article (Video Tutorial)
Check out this short video from Western University on how to read a scholarly article.