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Determining Scholarly Sources

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The Internet provides many opportunities to access information. However, not all information is relevant information, nor is all information good information. Discuss how one would determine a scholarly source from a non-scholarly source. Identify characteristics of scholarly resources.

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To determine if a source is credible it is important to consider the following:
• Credentials of person providing information. A scholarly source typically has earned a degree in the subject.
• Purpose and objective of information
• If information is backed by scientific evidence or supported by other scholarly sources. Scholarly information contains footnotes, ...

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This solution discusses how one would determine a scholarly source from a non-scholarly source. It identifies characteristics of scholarly resources. References used are included.

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