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Often professors will stipulate in an assignment that you must use a scholarly or academic article or that you need so many scholarly articles. These are sometimes also called Peer-Review but it is important to keep in mind that not all scholarly articles are Peer-Rreviewed. So, what is a scholarly article?
Scholarly Article: Article written by a scholar for other scholars in the field that includes citations or other sources.
Peer-Reviewed: A peer-Reviewed article is scholarly AND has been reviewed by a board of other experts in the field to ensure the article is accurate and meets the qualifications of a scholarly article in the field. Peer-reviewers often give feedback indicating how to improve the article before resubmission to a journal.