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You need background or general information. Scholarly and peer reviewed journal articles are generally very specific. The expectation is that you already know the background stuff. (If you need general info, try a reference database such as Credo or ask a librarian about a subject encyclopedia in the field.
You want brief information. Peer reviewed articles are lengthy! Often 10-20 pages long -- too much if you want some brief information.
Don't use peer reviewed articles if...
You need general or background information. Scholarly articles are written with the assumption that you have the background knowledge already. If you need background information, try a general magazine article or Credo, a great reference database. Or ask a librarian to recommend a subject encyclopedia.
You want brief information. Scholarly / peer reviewed articles are usually long, (10-20 pages) with technical vocabulary, charts and graphs.