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Activity: The Scholarly Information Ecosystem


  1. What is Computers and Composition? What can you find out about it? What topics does it cover? (Hint: Look for the journal's aims and scope, as well as its guide for authors.)
  2. Can you figure out what ScienceDirect is? What about Elsevier?
  3. Why does the top of the screen say: Brought to you by University of Louisville Libraries?
  4. What can you find about the author of the article? Is Arduini a credible author? Why or why not?
  5. What aspects of the article indicate that it is a scholarly source? How is it different from a typical news or magazine article?


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