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Q. Academic

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academic: "Of, relating to, or characteristic of an educational institution or environment; concerned with the pursuit of research, education, and scholarship; scholarly, educational, intellectual." OED

WHAT DOES IT MEAN?

Generally, one might be interested in what makes a source academic or not. To learn more about identifying the academic qualities of a source, consider making an appointment or dropping by the Knowledge Market to meet with a Library Research Consultant 

TO LEARN MORE:

Consider browsing this helpful handout: 

1. Evaluating Sources

2. Finding Sources

3. Is your source peer-reviewed?

 

 

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  • Last Updated Oct 18, 2019
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  • Answered By Melanie Rabine

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