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HIS 280: History of Modern Science: Types of Articles

Scholarly, Trade & Popular

Self Quiz

What does peer reviewed really mean?

Can you think of one synonym for the three kinds of articles below?

  • "scholarly"
  • "trade"
  • "popular"

How can I tell the difference between a trade and a scholarly article?

What does "new knowledge" compare to "new news" and why is it important to know the difference?

Why would someone want to read a trade article vs a popular article?

Can an expert write a scholarly article and a trade article?

Who usually writes popular articles?

What's a quick way to find out whether a journal is a trade or a scholarly one?

What is a bibliography and why is it important for researchers and students?

Why does this matter to a college student?

Quick Comparative Glance