Popular vs. Scholarly Sources

Learning Objectives:

By the end of this chapter, you should be able to:

  1. articulate the differences between popular and scholarly periodicals,
  2. use these differences to help identify whether or not an article is popular or scholarly when doing a research assignment for class.

What is a Periodical?:

Check your understanding:

Popular vs. Scholarly Periodicals:

Check your understanding:

Finding Scholarly Articles:

Check your understanding:


Further Questions?

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