Identify differences between scholarly, trade, and popular publications in order to select the proper resources for research.
This image above shows a variety of hardcopy journals. Being able to decipher what publication type an article is from will help you when researching articles on your topic. Choosing sources with a critical eye helps you meet the needs of your research topic and your assignment's specifications.
A librarian can help you locate proper sources and review the sources you have found.
Look at both the detailed record and the full-text PDF of each article linked below.
For each of the three articles, use the chart above to help determine whether the article is from a scholarly, trade, or popular publication.