HIST 2200: History to 1500

Finding Secondary Sources

Finding Articles

Finding Books

Identifying Scholarly Sources

  Scholarly Article Popular Article Scholarly Book Popular Book
Author Scholar (usually with a Ph.D.) Journalist / Freelance Writer / Staff Writer Scholar (usually with a Ph.D.) Journalist / Writer 
Publisher Scholarly Journal Magazine / Website University Press Generalist Publisher
Intended Audience Other Scholars (this includes you!) General Public Other Scholars (this includes you!) General Public
Example In Search of Machaut’s Poietics: Music and Rhetoric in Le Remede de Fortune Reading Dante’s Purgatory While the World Hangs in the Balance Machaut and the medieval apprenticeship tradition : truth, fiction and poetic craft The road not taken : finding America in the poem everyone loves and almost everyone gets wrong