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The following sources are usually appropriate in a scholarly context:

  • Government Agency
  • Educational Publisher
  • Reputable News Organization
  • Scholarly Journal
  • Professional Organization
  • Known Expert Individual or Organization

The following sources are usually appropriate only in an informal context:

  • Online Forum
  • Social Network
  • Blog
  • Content Farm
  • Personal Web Site
  • Wiki

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Val finds information on the medical risks of tattooing from several different web sites. Which THREE sources would be the most appropriate options for her scholarly paper? (Choose the best three answers).


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