Academic Information

What makes some information more reliable to use for academic research.

How to identify scholarly journal articles VIDEO

This short video explains how to distinguish between scholarly articles and popular articles. Although the examples are from Cornell University, the ideas are applicable to HCT. Produced by Olin & Uris Libraries, Cornell University.  Video is 1:44 min.    

Academic information vs Popular information HANDOUT

Selecting academic information which is reliable and authoritative can be difficult, but use these simple check-lists to decide whether you have found scholarly (or peer-reviewed) information or not. LINK TO: Academic versus Popular Information Sources HANDOUT