Thursday, August 25, 2011

Reliable Sources

Want to test your students' knowledge of what makes a reliable source?  Direct them to the Cornell University Libraries' page on Differentiating Periodicals.  Then, send them to North Carolina State University's interactive "Anatomy of a Scholarly Article."

Here's a quick quiz you can try as well!

Articles Quiz

Question #1: What is the difference between The Onion and the National Enquirer?

Question #2: What type of article focuses on marketing to their reader?

Question #3: What type of article is contains inflammatory statements?

Question #4: Which type of article is written to give information but does not require peer-review?

Question #5: What type of article cannot be published without being reviewed by other professionals in the field?

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