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By Catherinehalcomb | Last updated: Jun 9, 2019
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Can you recognize the characteristics of scholarly sources? Test yourself by taking this short quiz. You may take the quiz as many times as you like. Your score will be displayed after each attempt along with a report of which questions you answered correctly and incorrectly. Quiz scores will be reported to your NUR1102 instructor. Click link to review the video (will open in a new window): https://youtu. Be/XQmo3vqMjho
Questions and Answers
What is the most important factor to consider when deciding if a source is scholarly?
The reputation of the publisher
The qualifications of the author
The quality of the illustrations
The readability of the text
A manuscript is evaluated by two or more experts on the subject who decide whether or not it is suitable for publication. What is this process called?
Trial by fire
Which of the following features can you expect to find in scholarly journal articles? Check all that apply.
Data in the form of charts or tables
Bibliography of sources
Which of the following are true about scholarly journal articles? Check all that apply.
Scholarly articles appear in journals produced by professional societies.
Scholarly articles are written in the specialized jargon of the subject field.
The authors have been practicing in their field of expertise for at least 10 years.
The authors are researchers and professors affiliated with universities and recognized research institutions.
What should you do if you cannot determine whether or not a source is scholarly?
Use it only once in your paper.
Use it in your paper as long as you use additional sources that you're sure about.
Consult your instructor or a librarian.
Use it if the author has been interviewed as an expert on news programs .
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Here is a paragraph that a student wrote paraphrasing information contained in a journal article:
In a recent study, a group of community health nurses in Sheffield held 50-minute instructional sessions for parents on how to recognize and respond to symptoms of hypoglycemia in their pre-school-aged children. A short questionnaire (5 questions) was administered before and after the sessions to measure parents’ feelings of confidence. An overwhelming majority of parents (89.6%) reported feeling much more confident in dealing with their children’s hypoglycemia after attending the session.
The information came from p.460 of this article:
McGrath, Kristin; Bianco, Linda A. Effective nurse-patient communication in diabetes. British Journal of Nursing. 2012 Apr 26-May 9;21(8): 458-470.
Which of the options below is the correct in-text citation for documenting the source?
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Which book reference is correct according to APA 6th Style?
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