But Is My Source Scholarly? Nur1102-004

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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
  • 1. 
    What is the most important factor to consider when deciding if a source is scholarly?
    • A. 

      The reputation of the publisher

    • B. 

      The qualifications of the author

    • C. 

      The quality of the illustrations

    • D. 

      The readability of the text

  • 2. 
    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?
    • A. 

      Editorial review

    • B. 

      Textual review

    • C. 

      Peer review

    • D. 

      Trial by fire

  • 3. 
    Which of the following features can you expect to find in scholarly journal articles? Check all that apply.
    • A. 

      Data in the form of charts or tables

    • B. 

      Bibliography of sources

    • C. 

      advertisements

    • D. 

      In-text references

  • 4. 
    Which of the following are true about scholarly journal articles?  Check all that apply.
    • A. 

      Scholarly articles appear in journals produced by professional societies.

    • B. 

      Scholarly articles are written in the specialized jargon of the subject field.

    • C. 

      The authors have been practicing in their field of expertise for at least 10 years.

    • D. 

      The authors are researchers and professors affiliated with universities and recognized research institutions.

  • 5. 
    What should you do if you cannot determine whether or not a source is scholarly?
    • A. 

      Use it only once in your paper.

    • B. 

      Use it in your paper as long as you use additional sources that you're sure about.

    • C. 

      Consult your instructor or a librarian.

    • D. 

      Use it if the author has been interviewed as an expert on news programs .

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