IRIS 42: Information and Research Instruction Suite for two-year colleges

Scholarly Journals: Put Them to Use

Don't be shy about using them

If your instructor says you need to find scholarly information for your paper, you should look for articles in scholarly journals rather than a popular magazine.

Even if they’re not required, scholarly journals can provide specific types of information that you may not find in other types of sources.

Sure, they can be tougher to read than popular magazines, but scholarly journals fill a niche where no other information is quite right.

Use scholarly journals when you need:


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