SOC 110: Introduction to Sociology: Scholarly

Information on finding sociological scholarly journal research articles.

Scholarly

       

 

Scholarly Journals

Appearance

Generally have a sober, serious look. May contain graphs and charts, but will have few photographs or ads. Use scholarly language specific to the profession or field.

Audience

Academics, researchers, professionals.

Authors

Researchers or scholars in the field.

Content

Original scholarly research for a particular profession, field, or subject.

References

Will almost always include a list of citations, Works Cited, or Bibliography.

Also Called

Academic, peer-reviewed, juried, refereed.  Scholarly journals that are reviewed by experts are called peer-reviewed, juried, or refereed.  Not all scholarly journals are peer-reviewed.

Identify a Scholarly Journal Article

Peer Reviewed