Scholarly vs Professional Reference sources

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Scholarly vs Professional Reference sources

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Difference Between Research Sources and Credibility of JournalsStudent XInstitution XDifference Between Scholarly and Professional Research SourcesProfessional LiteratureShorter in length (can be as short as a few pages)Often more practical in nature.Uses professional language, but written in a generally understandable form.Often will have authors who are working in the field (teachers, police officers, lawyers, administrators, etc.)Not often concerned with explaining methodology.Usually is reporting about research studies, not providing original research.Scholarly SourcesLengthier (usually 12-15 pages or more)Reports on original research studiesUses academic or advanced language, and is written for other researchers in the field.Will be written by researchers in the field, who are usually at universities, colleges, or research centers.Will almost always discuss methodology and discuss research findings.Usually provide original research unless the article is a literature review.Journal credibilityWhen evaluating the credibility of a publication, one looks at the following: the source, its credentials, education, affiliation, experience and evidence of its k

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