Up to Snuff #116: Notes on Scholarly vs. Popular Sources

Up to Snuff #116:  Notes on Scholarly vs. Popular Sources

By, Afua Serwah Osei-Bonsu

 

Scholarly:  Is scholar or researcher, goes into academics, policymakers, students, peer review, citation styles:   APA, MLA, Chicago, language is jargon-heavy, discipline-specific, documents are lengthy, dense and primarily text

Journalist:  General public, single editor, no format citation sources observed, easy to understand, can be short or long, with images

 

Quoted notes from Shapiro Library SNHU “Navigating the Library” Online Lecture 7/2/2020

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