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Scholarly Versus Popular Sources
Here are the basics: (Check out this handy dandy chart for more information!)
- glossy, pretty pages with lots of advertisements and pictures
- written by hired reporters for a general audience
- short, easily read articles
- somewhat dull looking - very few pictures or advertisements
- written by experts in the field and reviewed by other scholars before publication
- long articles with citations and bibliographies at the end
And about literature reviews!
Some links for you to check out:
Scholarly vs Popular video