Scholarly sources checklist
Is this a scholarly source?
- Does it contain references?
- Is it detailed (multiple pages long)?
- Does it have an argument or conclusion?
- Is it original research (primary article)?
- Is it peer reviewed?
- Does the author have any qualifications?
- Is subject specific language used?
- Are graphics included to inform rather than entertain?
If you have answered yes to most these, your source is scholarly.