Not all scholarly articles are peer reviewed, although many people use these terms interchangeably. Peer review is an editorial process many scholarly journals use to ensure that the articles published in journals are high quality scholarship.
If you've been asked to find "scholarly" articles:
- Clarify with your professor or TA if peer reviewed articles are required.
- Check the journal in Ulrich's to see if it is peer reviewed.
- Use a library database to search for articles. Most databases have features that allow you to limit to peer reviewed articles.
- Ask Chat with a Librarian for his or her opinion about an article.