Answered By: Josh Weber
Last Updated: Jan 16, 2018     Views: 33

What is a scholarly article?

Scholarly or professional articles and resources are often identified by the following criteria.

  1. They feature charts and graphs instead of glossy photographs.
  2. They cite sources at the end of the work.
  3. They are written by professionals for professionals.
  4. They use the language of the discipline covered, such as addictions or environment.
  5. Their purpose is to inform the professional audience.
  6. They are often quite long.
  7. They feature little or no advertising.

Watch this video for the difference between scholarly and popular articles

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