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Working with Scholarly Sources

Your professor may have assigned a research project, but put some limitations on the types of sources you can use. You may have been told to use articles, but only scholarly articles. Articles can come from a variety of types of sources. How can you tell the difference? This guide helps you to distinguish articles from scholarly, trade, and popular sources.

Characteristics of Scholarly Sources

Your professor may have assigned a research project, but put some limitations on the types of sources you can use. You may have been told to use articles, but only scholarly articles. Articles can come from a variety of types of sources. How can you tell the difference? This guide helps you to distinguish articles from scholarly, trade, and popular sources.

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Peer Review Quest

In this activity from the Metaliteracy Badging site, you will learn about scholarly sources and the peer review process that they undergo. Scholarly sources are situated within a conversation among scholars, and you will be prompted to envisage how you might submit your own work for peer review. Contact Trudi Jacobson for details on how to take full advantage of the interactive features of this site.

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