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English 160 &161: Introduction to Library Research

Comparing Sources

Skim through the sources below and consider the following:

STRUCTURE: Compare the physical characteristics of the items, such as length, sections, labeling, & graphics
TONE/STYLE: What does the writing style reflect about the purpose/intended audience of the article?
PURPOSE: To inform? Educate? Entertain? What audience is it aimed at?
AUTHOR: What can you tell about the author and their credentials/affiliations?

Which source do you think is scholarly?

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