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FYS 100: Globalization & Challenge (2022) with Dr. Kutch: Peer Reviewed

Scholarly vs not scholarly

Scholarly Articles (Peer-Reviewed)

  • Journal Articles -- Have a Review board with experts in the field
  • Books from major publishing houses -- Have an editor

Not acceptable

  • Newspapers -- General audience; they have editors, but not a review board of peers
  • Magazines -- Same as Newspapers
  • Book reviews
  • Opinion Pieces
  • News articles


Evaluation Criteria

  1. Does it have the following sections? 
    1. Author
    2. Title
    3. Discussion
    4. Results or Conclusion
    5. References
  2. Is it scholarly or for general readers?
    Is it current?
  3. Is it well-written?
  4. Does the publication have a review board?