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Publications written in non-technical language for a general audience.
- Authors are journalists or freelance writers.
- Sources of information are mentioned within the text, but not cited.
Examples: magazine and newspaper articles, popular nonfiction books, blog posts.
Publications written by experts for an expert audience.
- Most scholarly papers undergo peer review before they are published as a journal article.
- Sources are cited and listed in references at the end of the paper.
Examples: journal articles, scholarly books, conference papers.
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