Blog 2 Evaluating a Source

Hello! Here’s my blog 2.

Part A) I have selected the article “Global change and the ecology of cities” (Grimm et al. 2008).

Grimm, Nancy B., Faeth, Stanley H., Golubiewski, Nancy E., Redman, Charles L., Wu, Jianguo, Bai, Xuemei and Briggs, John M. 2008. Global Change and the Ecology of Cities. Review. Science 319: 756. http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1126/science.1150195

 

Part B) This article is an academic peer-reviewed review source.

 

Part C)

Step 1: Academic

The article is written by experts in the field, who are all affiliated with some university or research institution. There were intext citations relating to 60 scientific articles with a bibliography containing 74 citations.

Figure 1. Authors (Grimm et al. 2008)

Figure 2. Affiliations (Grimm et al. 2008)

Step 2: Peer-Reviewed

The follow excerpt states that the article was peer reviewed.

Figure 3. Peer-reviewed (Grimm et al. 2008)

Step 3: Review

The article is a review material because it does not contain any experiments or results obtained by the authors themselves.

 

Bibliography

Grimm, Nancy B., Faeth, Stanley H., Golubiewski, Nancy E., Redman, Charles L., Wu, Jianguo, Bai, Xuemei and Briggs, John M. 2008. Global Change and the Ecology of Cities. Review. Science 319: 756. http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1126/science.1150195

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