|Scholarly Journals||Popular Journals||Trade Journals|
|Informs and reports on original research done by scholars and experts in the field.||Entertains and informs a general audience without providing in-depth analysis.||Reports on industry trends and new products or techniques useful to people in a trade or business.|
|Articles are written by subject specialists and experts in the field.||Articles are written by journalists, freelance writers, or an editorial staff.||Articles are written by specialists in a certain field or industry.|
|Intended for a limited audience - researchers, scholars, and experts.||Intended for a broad segment of the population, appealing to non-specialists.||Intended for practititioners in a particular profession, business, or industry.|
Can you identify which articles are popular and which are scholarly?
Definition: Reports original research; may also be referred to as primary articles, primary research or research studies.
Definition: Evaluations or interpretations of primary sources that provide commentary on the evidence.