If you are doing a general search (not limited to scholarly articles) and want to verify the source, click on the title of the article. Then click on the link to Source/journal name.
It is a scholarly article if the Publcation Type is Academic Journal.
The Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory is a comprehensive international list of online and print journals, magazines, newspapers.
You may directly search the title of a "serial" publication in Ulrichsweb to be 100% certain that it is a scholarly journal.
Each publication has a Basic Description about its Serial Type/Content Type. It is a scholarly journal if it states:
Peer-reviewed journals are considered the most authoritative of scholarly journals. The articles are reviewed by experts who specialize in the same scholarly area as the author. A publication is "peer reviewed" if it states:
As a peer-reviewed journal is also said to be "refereed," it can be identified by the referee uniform icon:
This is a peer-reviewed journal.
A "trade journal" such as the International Journal of Integrated Marketing Communications may be reputable, but it is not a scholarly journal.
Journals called "Law Reviews" are scholarly. They are often published by a law school or other legal entity, such as: