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ENGL 015 & 30: Rhetoric and Composition (Berks)

Welcome to the library guide for ENGL 15 & 30 students at Penn State Berks!

Exploring Sources: Popular, Trade, and Scholarly

Public mural in West Reading, PA.

Image adapted from "Governor Tom Wolf Tours Revitalized West Reading Community" by Governor Tom Wolf via flickr under CC BY 2.0.

What is a scholarly article?

Are the following articles scholarly, trade, or popular?  What are 3 reasons you categorized each article as scholarly, trade, or popular? (Hint! Refer to "Scholarly vs. Trade vs. Popular" handout.)

Dissecting Scholarly Articles

Article Abstract Critical Reading Exercise

Using the scholarly article we identified above, read the article abstract to complete the following worksheet: