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HIST 143 - Gunderson - Fall 2023: Scholarly and Popular

Research guide for HIST 143: History of the United States

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!   Also see:   About Scholarly Journals

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