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Know Your Sources
Click on this link to see the full infographic, "Know Your Sources" by Portland Community College Library, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
Evaluating a News Article
Scholarly vs. Popular Articles
It is important that you are able to tell the difference between scholarly journal articles and popular magazine articles. Use the chart below to learn more about each type so you can better determine which meets your research needs.
Scholarly & Popular Articles by adstarkel. Used under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0.
Taxonomy of Periodicals
This is another document that will help you learn how to distinguish between popular magazines and newspapers, professional, trade and industry periodicals, and scholarly, academic and peer-reviewed articles.
Burkhardt, J.M. & MacDonald M.C. (2010). Taxonomy of periodicals. Teaching Information Literacy.