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Understanding Scholarly Sources
- Identify at least three aspects of the article that indicate it is a "scholarly" source. Be prepared to explain your reasoning.
- Google the Journal of Behavioral Education. Does it seem like a credible publication? Why or why not?
- Why is the article organized the way that it is? What might be the value of this organizational structure?
Searching for Scholarly Articles
- What topics are covered in the book? What kinds of research questions might the book help you explore?
- How is the book organized? What tools are available to help you navigate the content of the book?
- Is your book academic/scholarly? Use specific evidence to support your answer.
- What can you find out about the author of the book? What about the publisher?
- Use the library catalog (linked above) to find an another book that relates in some way to your book. How is it related?