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Rural Sociology

Popular Vs Scholary Information

WSU Library Instruction

Popular vs. Scholarly Information

Use these Library Web sites to learn about the differences between popular and scholarly sources

You should be able to explain differences in the following areas:

  • publisher
  • authors
  • appearance
  • documentation: citations/footnotes
  • length
  • publication title
  • audience
  • advertisements
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