Books: Books can be tricky to assess for scholarly content. Generally the library evaluates the content of print material before ordering items and placing them in the collection. Some things to look for:
Journal Articles: If you are searching for articles through the library's Discover Search, use the advanced search option and click scholarly peer reviewed under the limit search results box. The same applies when searching in individual databases. Having said that, it's still always a good idea to assess a journal article on its own merits.
Websites: Websites can be useful tools for accessing information. Keep in mind though that information on the Internet is not always current, accurate or authoritative. Ask questions like:
Keep in mind, just because you find something on the library shelves or though one of the library's databases does not mean it is a scholarly source.