Please keep the following definitions in mind while you are searching and evaluating the information you find.
Sources that contain raw, original, non-interpreted and unevaluated information. Click here for a more detailed description.
Sources that digest, analyze, evaluate and interpret the information contained in primary sources.
A journal that contains articles that have been reviewed by a panel of subject specialists or experts prior to their publication. Another term for a scholarly publication is “peer reviewed”. A scholarly article contains a bibliography or work cited section of references.
A publication in which the articles are not reviewed by subject specialists prior to its publication.
A brief summary outlining the main content of a journal article or other document.
Information identifying a publication. Details usually include author, title, date of publication, journal title, volume and page numbers. Also sometimes called a reference or source.
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