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Communication: Articles

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Scholarly vs. Popular

SCHOLARLY POPULAR    
Credentials of the author                                  No author, only a name provided, no credentials
Peer reviewed  
Length of article (usually 10+ pages) Short in length (usually under 5 pages)
Specialized vocabulary Generalized vocabulary
Written for an academic audience Written for a broad audience
Bibliography/References/Footnotes No citations supporting article information 

WES100 Minnis In class activity

 

Handout for Library Instruction 

Look at these three sources I found through Google.  Are any of these reliable and credible sources you could use to support your argument in an academic paper?

https://vocal.media/futurism/best-genetic-modification-movies

https://www.depauw.edu/sfs/essays/gattaca.htm

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6626485/


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