Academic or scholarly sources:
Sources which may be scholarly:
Sources which are probably not scholarly:
Why use scholarly sources?
Peer reviewed articles are evaluated by experts before publication. These experts check that the article:
Peer reviewed articles are usually published in academic journals or conference proceedings.
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Primary articles (original research):
Fig 1. Toyosaki, T 'Wineglass model for IMRaD structure'
Review articles (secondary sources):