This video shows you a few things you can look for to help you determine whether or not an article may be considered scholarly.
There are many clues to help you determine whether or not an article is scholarly. However, even when you know the clues, it can still be hard to be absolutely sure, as not all scholarly articles will include all of the characteristics listed below. In addition, different disciplines (sciences, arts, etc.) may use very different formatting for scholarly articles published in their field.
Always ask a librarian or your instructor if you need help!