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Scholarly Sources and the Information Ecosystem

  1. Search for information related to Fitbits in one of the following resources (assigned):
  2. List your assigned resource and explain (1) what types of sources are found there and (2) how you would go about evaluating their credibility. Provide your responses here.
  3. Open the article linked below. What specific features of the article indicate that it's a "scholarly" source? List at least three specific features here.
  4. The article was published in Clinical Pediatrics. Based on its website description, how would you rate the credibility of this publication? What kinds of articles do they publish? How are they evaluated?

Article: Tweeting to Health: A Novel mHealth Intervention Using Fitbits and Twitter to Foster Healthy Lifestyles

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