Scholarly articles are an essential research resource. Popular articles may be
used/cited in your paper, but only sparingly and anecdotally.
|academic audience||general public audience|
|sources cited in footnotes and/or bibliography||informal or no citation|
|reports original research||reports general information|
|Authors are scholars in the field||
authors usually reporters
|Example: Applied Vegetation Science||Example: Time|
Always give credit for others thoughts and writings. "Think of quotation marks as a hug, keeping someone else’s words safe in what you’re writing." Sarah Grassin Tucson.com
What is a working paper?
Working papers are usually the first place that original economics research appears. Many of the working papers will later be presented at conferences or published in a formal academic journal.