Scholarly (also referred to as academic) sources are written by experts in a particular field and serve to keep researchers in that field up to date on the most recent research and findings. Examine your sources to determine if they're scholarly or not:
* Content from this section partially adapted from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and CSU San Marcos
There are many criteria to determine whether the information is a "good" source. The CRAAP test is a list of questions to help you evaluate the information you find.