The purpose of a scholarly journal is to share original research and analysis produced by scholars in a specific field of study with other scholars and researchers interested in the topic.
A scholarly journal contains highly researched empirical studies and analytical essays on a specialized topic.
In a scholarly journal, you will often find the following components:
When an article is peer-reviewed, the article is examined by scholars who are experts on the article's topic.The reviewers check the article for accuracy and determine the signifigance it has to the field of study. Based on their assessment, reviewers can accept a scholar's article for publication in a scholarly journal, return it to the scholar for editing, or reject the article.