What is a Scholarly Article?
Scholarly articles are written by experts in the field and, additionally, reviewed by a panel experts in the field. They tend to include a lot of research and data, and the information in the article is backed up by a list of references.
Popular articles are often written by journalists for a general audience and are not reviewed by experts in the field. Popular articles rarely include references.
For more detailed information on what a scholarly article looks like, see Anatomy of a Scholarly Article.
Anatomy of a Scholarly Article
Health & Medicine
- CINAHL PLUS with Full text - journals in nursing and allied health
- Health Source Nursing/Academic - journals focusing on many medical disciplines, and includes the Clinical Pharmacology database.
- Medline - abstracts from biomedical journals, some full-text.
- Alt-HealthWatch - International sources covering nontraditional health care
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