Articles or books written by academic or professional experts, documenting new research findings, new interpretations or new theoretical analysis, in order advance a society's knowledge or understanding of the subject
Written for the benefit of other experts and students of the subject
Usually authoritative, evidence-based, well-sourced and objective
Present statistical data and comprehensive citations so the reader may verify for themselves the evidence for any claim made by the author(s)
Do not try to sell or promote anything
Do not they try to provoke an emotional reaction
Additional information regarding how to analyze sources can be found on the Scholarly Sources guide.