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Here is a list of the terms and definitions on each card.

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Term: Government Agency
Definition: Example: Centers for Disease Control ( Information from government agencies is professionally researched and backed by the US Government. Appropriate for a scholarly context.
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Term: Reputable News Organization
Definition: Example: The New York Times ( "Reputable" is the key term here, but well-established news organizations with well-paid, professional journalists are considered appropriate in most scholarly contexts.
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Term: Educational Publisher
Definition: Examples: McGraw-Hill, Oxford University Press, Meridian Films. Books, films and web sites from these publishers are meant for educational uses and are appropriate in a scholarly context.
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Term: Scholarly Journal
Definition: Examples: Journal of the American Medical Association, Wilson Quarterly. Scholarly journals are meant to educate scholars and students. Appropriate for a scholarly context.
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Term: Professional Organization
Definition: Examples: Society of Permanent Cosmetic Professionals (, American Medical Association ( These organizations are made up of professionals in a certain field and contribute to scholarship in the field. Appropriate for a scholarly context.
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Term: Content Farm
Definition: Examples:, These web sites often claim to offer educational information, but their content is primarily aimed at directing Internet traffic toward their advertisements. Content on a wide variety of subjects is written by freelance writers with little expertise. Appropriate for informal use.
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Term: Online Forum
Definition: Examples: The Tattoo Forum (, or any online user reviews. Online forums are generally informal and not a scholarly exchange of ideas. "Credentials" of other contributors are usually not verifiable. Appropriate in an informal context.
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Term: Social Network
Definition: Examples: Twitter, Facebook. The online equivalent of a discussion with friends, social media sites are informal and not a scholarly exchange of ideas. Appropriate for an informal context.
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Term: Blog
Definition: Examples: CNN News Blog (, Needles and Sins (, Tattoos Day ( Blogs are typically unedited, personal, web sites that usually express the writer's viewpoint and invite comments by others. Appropriate for an informal context.
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Term: Personal Web Site
Definition: Examples: MySpace pages, Angelfire sites. An individual's unedited personal opinion or information. Appropriate for an informal context.
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Term: Known Expert Individual or Organization
Definition: Example: Mayo Clinic ( A reputable organization or expert individual can provide information appropriate for a scholarly context.
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Term: Wiki
Definition: Examples: WikiHow (, Wikipedia ( A web site that invites readers to contribute to and collaboratively build its content. Since contributions are usually anonymous, wikis are generally appropriate for informal use.

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