What is a Peer Reviewed (aka Scholarly) Article?
Description: Multiple encyclopedias.
Directions: May need to look for ones with longer entries.
CQ Electronic Library (CQ)
Description: American government, politics, history, public policy, and current affairs.
Special Feature: Nice long reports describing a topic.
Scholarly vs. Popular
-Longer articles with more in-depth coverage
-Authors are experts (Ph.D/researchers)
-Author uses technical words and is more theoretical
-Contains a lengthy bibliography and/or footnotes
-Shorter articles that merely touch on subjects
-Authors are staff writers or journalists
-No bibliography or footnotes
-Written at a highschool reading level