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Evaluating print and web sources
Journal vs “magazine” article
References (in-text/ footnotes)
The following criteria are recommended in our textbook and web
o Coverage (content)
Up to date
Who is responsible for the information?
Is the publisher the same as the author?
Are authors clearly identified?
Are credentials listed?
Are public contributions allowed?
Is the information subjected to scrutiny before publication?
What is peer review
Other academics will be asked to read the book (double blind peer
review- they don’t know people’s names)
Revised and re submits
They do not get paid, just as part of their job (or graduate student
who is looking