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Is it scholarly? Distinguishing periodical types online

Most of the articles you use are likely to be found online in full-text format.   Limiting your search to Scholarly/Academic sources, does not guarantee all of your sources will be scholarly.  The following tips can help you determine if your online source is scholarly.

For characteristics of periodical types see: Is is scholarly? Distinguishing periodical types .

Tips for determining online scholarly sources

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