You will want to consider many types of information sources as you write your paper, including information written with a scholarly audience in mind as well as information written for the general population. Each type of information serves a different purpose, and has its own benefits and limitations.
This video shows how popular (non-peer-reviewed) and scholarly (peer-revieiwed) sources have different audiences, contexts, and purposes. You should incorporate many types of sources into your Contexts Project paper.
Popular and Scholarly Sources: The Information Cycle (CSUSB Library) [time=3:57]
Often, we are presented with a binary of "scholarly vs. popular" information sources. The reality is that there is a spectrum of types of sources. However, here are some basic things to keep in mind:
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