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CMST 192: Introduction to Speech Communication (Schilling)

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What are some characteristics of scholarly sources?

Scholarly sources generally share the following characteristics:


Purpose
To advance knowledge in a field of study, often in the form of original research or analysis

Format
Journal articles, books, book chapters

Authors
Experts in the field, such as professors, scientists, etc.

Language
Text-heavy, with advanced language and terminology from the discipline

Sources
Includes citations and a bibliography, works cited, or references list