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ENGL 1900: Library Research Tutorial

Library research tutorial for students in English 1900: Advanced Strategies of Rhetoric & Research at SLU.

Popular vs. Scholarly Sources

It is important to be able to distinguish between popular and scholarly sources. Your professors will often ask you to use only scholarly sources in your project.

Watch this short video to learn about the differences between popular and scholarly sources:

Source: “Scholarly and Popular Sources” by Carnegie Vincent Library, licensed under a CC-BY License.