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Scholarly/Peer Reviewed Journal Articles vs. Popular Magazine Articles
|Scholarly Articles||Popular Articles|
|Purpose||In-depth and subject specific, often contains original research||Provide general information for the public|
|Author||Scholar or subject specialist, provides credentials||Journalist, non-subject specialist paid for content|
|Audience||Scholars, researchers and students||General public|
|Language||Specialized terminology||General vocabulary|
|Images||Few photos & ads||More photos & ads|
|Accountability||Peer-reviewed and fact checked by experts in the field||Reviewed by editorial staff (not subject specialists)|
|References||Required||Generally not listed|
|Examples||Journal of Abnormal Psychology, Nursing Ethics, Engineering Studies||Time, Newsweek, Vanity Fair|
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Carnegie Vincent Library. "Scholarly and Popular Sources." YouTube. YouTube, 22 Mar. 2013. Web. 22 Oct. 2014.
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