What is the difference between a scholarly article and a popular article?
Non-scholarly (or “popular”) articles are items that are generally accessible by the general public, and are intended to inform, educate, or entertain readers on general subjects. Scholarly articles are written by and for faculty, researchers, or scholars, and are often about original research.
How do you cite a scholarly article in text MLA?
Author’s Last Name, First Name. “Title of Article: Subtitle if Any.” Name of Journal, vol. Volume Number, no. Issue Number, Date of Publication, pp.
How do you know if an article is scholarly and peer-reviewed?
The clearest and most reliable indicator of a scholarly article is the presence of references or citations. Some library databases allow you to limit your search to scholarly articles. (The graphic below is from an EBSCOhost database. Check the box to apply the scholarly/peer-review journal limit.)
How do you cite an online scholarly article in MLA?
For all online scholarly journals, provide the author(s) name(s), the name of the article in quotation marks, the title of the publication in italics, all volume and issue numbers, and the year of publication.
How do you cite a newspaper article in-text?
Newspaper Article (Retrieved Electronically)
- General Format:
- In-Text Citation (Paraphrase):
- (Author’s Last Name, year)
- In-Text Citation (Direct Quote):
- (Author’s Last Name, year, page number)
- Author’s Last Name, First Initial. Second Initial. ( Year, Month Day). Article title. Newspaper Title.
What characteristics make an article scholarly?
Characteristics of Scholarly Sources
- Have a serious appearance.
- The words “Journal,” “Transactions,” “Proceedings,” or “Quarterly,” may appear in the title.
- Written for professors, students or researchers.
- Signed by the authors.
- Articles are reviewed by a board of experts or “peer reviewers.”
How do you cite a newspaper article in-text MLA?
Author’s Last Name, First Name. “Title of Article: Subtitle if Any.” Name of Newspaper [city of newspaper if local paper with city name not in name], Date of Publication, p. Page Number if given. Name of Database.