Scholarly Vs. Popular Sources

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Scholarly Vs. Popular Sources

Explore the differences between scholarly and popular information :-)


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Articles written by university professors in a given field are
    • A. 

      Popular

    • B. 

      Scholarly

  • 2. 
     A 15 page article with a list of references will be found in a
    • A. 

      Popular magazine

    • B. 

      Newspaper

    • C. 

      Scholarly journal

  • 3. 
    Identify the type of information based on the article citation:Squire, V. (2015). Reshaping critical geopolitics? The materialist challenge. Review of International Studies, 41(1), 139-159. doi: 10.1017/S0260210514000102 
    • A. 

      Scholarly

    • B. 

      Popular

  • 4. 
    Identify the type of information based on the article citation:Manjoo, F. (2014, May 22). Grocery deliveries in sharing economy. New York Times, p. 31.  
    • A. 

      Scholarly

    • B. 

      Popular

  • 5. 
    What does "peer-reviewed" mean?
    • A. 

      Magazine editors approve the articles before they go to publication

    • B. 

      Members of the general public contribute to edits of articles

    • C. 

      Experts in that particular field have read and approved the article for publication

  • 6. 
    Are the articles in Time magazine peer-reviewed?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 7. 
    Which publication is NOT considered a scholarly journal?
    • A. 

      International Journal of Mid East Studies

    • B. 

      Scientific American

    • C. 

      Journal of Accounting and Economics

    • D. 

      Journal of Biological Chemistry

  • 8. 
    Which characteristic is NOT common to scholarly publications?
    • A. 

      Glossy photos and advertisements

    • B. 

      Abstract (summary of article)

    • C. 

      Written by expert in the field

    • D. 

      Field-specific jargon or technical language

    • E. 

      Bibliography or works cited

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