Popular sources can be books and articles written by writers and journalists who are not necessarily academics. These resources are not peer reviewed, and they may not include a bibliography of cited sources.
Popular sources may contain original research or reporting, or they may simply summarize specialized scholarly research for a general audience. Popular sources can be useful to your research because:
You can use them in your paper as a credible and authoritative.
Generally, a popular source is credible if:
Generally, a popular source is authoritative if:
The following resources were recommended by your professor.