If you search for articles using Discover, check the box for Scholarly Articles. It will automatically search for scholarly, peer-reviewed journals.
When you see a list of search results, click on the title of the article that interests you. You can verify that the article is from a scholarly journal if it states:
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.
After doing a general search in Discover, limit the Source Types to "Academic Journals."
Some databases only contain (or index) journal articles. Therefore, you will not have to verify that articles are scholarly in those databases. Examples include: