When beginning research on a topic, consider these questions:
What do I want to know about the subject?
What do I already know about the subject?
What kind of sources should I be using?
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Biology: search “biology”
Books/Videos- 10 / 8 Call # 570-580 eBooks- 114 eVideos-130 Magazines- Nature; National Geographic; Mother Earth; Kansas
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Books/Videos- 23 / 16 Call # 610-620 eBooks- 54 eVideos-139 Magazines- Med Line; Science; Scientific American
Coulter, P. (2016). Richard G. Trefry library: American public University System. Libanswers. http://apus.libanswers.com/faq/44354
"Scholarly" and "peer reviewed" are often used synonymously, but they are not necessarily the same thing. Peer reviewed articles are always scholarly, but not all scholarly sources are peer reviewed. It may seem confusing, but it makes more sense if you think of "scholarly" as an umbrella term for several different kinds of authoritative, credible sources. These include:
How can you tell if an article is scholarly? You will have to do some detective-work, but there are some telltale signs: