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How Scholarly Is It? Exercise (AL): Group Assignment

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Exercise Instructions

Look at your source and consider the:

  • AUTHOR,
  • PUBLISHER,
  • VOCABULARY,
  • REFERENCES,
  • EDITING/REVIEW, and
  • PURPOSE

Determine where you think each falls on the "Sliding Scale of Scholarliness."

Exercise Worksheet

This worksheet provides sliding scales for each of the elements you will consider:  author, publisher, vocabulary, references, and editing/review.  

Determine where along the scale you think each fits, then make a final determination as to the level of scholarliness for your source.  For more details on how to make these determinations, view the How To...Identify Scholarly Information guide.

GROUP B

GROUP F

Your group will receive a book, Health Care, by Peggy J. Parks.