Answered By: SJU Reference Last Updated: Aug 11, 2023 Views: 171
Answered By: SJU Reference
Last Updated: Aug 11, 2023 Views: 171
Characteristics of Scholarly Journals:
- The author's name is always indicated and affiliation and credentials are usually included.
- Sources are cited in footnotes, endnotes or bibliographies.
- Articles are often preceded by brief abstracts of their contents.
- Articles are in-depth and frequently lengthy.
- The vocabulary used is indicative of expertise in a particular subject.
- Articles are usually "refereed", i.e., reviewed and edited by other experts in the field. Also called peer review.
- The journals are sometimes published by a university or by a professional organization such as the American Psychological Association, the American Chemical Society, the National Council of Teachers of English, or the Association of University Programs in Health Administration.