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HIST 102 - Gunderson - Spring 2020: Scholarly and Popular

Popular vs. Scholarly

What are the differences between a popular magazine/newspaper article vs. a scholarly article? Review this handout to get a better understanding!

What's a peer-reviewed scholarly article?

  • A peer-reviewed article is written by an expert in a chosen field
  • Reviewed by expert peers to ensure the article's quality, validity, and accuracy
  • Peer-reviewed articles that are accepted for publication exemplify the best research practices in the field