Examples of scholarly journals include Journal of the American Medical Association, Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, and Journal of Traumatic Stress.

Articles are written by an expert or specialist in the field. Name and credentials are always provided.

Long, in-depth articles cover case studies, report research and contain extensive bibliographies.

Articles are written for scholars, researchers, or professionals using specialized language of the subject field.

Journals contain few photographs or advertisements. Rather they include charts, tables, and graphs that illustrate the research.

Journals are usually sponsored by an academic or professional organization.