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What is the Difference Between Scholarly & Popular Articles?
Scholarly vs. Popular Articles
||Journal of Abnormal Psychology, Nursing Ethics, Engineering Studies
||Time, Newsweek, Vanity Fair
||In-depth and subject specific, often contains original research
||Provide general information for the public
||Scholar or subject specialist, provides credentials
||Journalist, non-subject specialist paid for content
||Scholars, researchers and students
||Few photos & ads
||More photos & ads
||Peer-reviewed and fact checked by experts in the field
||Reviewed by editorial staff (not subject specialists)
||Generally not listed
Database Search Tips
Use Keywords when searching the databases. Getting too many results?
- Make sure your topic isn't too broad, such as "Health"
- Try narrowing your topic by:
- Including a group or population, such as "Children" (A topic on "Health" could become "Childhood Obesity")
- Including a location, such as California
- Limit the date range to the last 5 or 10 years to get up-to-date information
Subject Journal Titles
Communications of the ACM
Articles to advance the science and arts of information processing, to promote the free interchange of information among specialists and the public, and develop and maintain integrity and competence of individuals in the field.
Library Technology Reports
Provides authoritative information on library systems, equipment, and supplies. Nov/Dec 2017 issue devoted to fake/false news, providing a history of the phenomena.
Articles, book reviews, commentary and Nieman Foundation news about the national and international journalism industry.
Society for Professional Journalists. Articles, special reports, essays, commentary interviews, profiles, and news of note for professional journalists.
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