|Primary Sources||Secondary Sources||Tertiary Sources|
|Description||Raw data, original sources, first-hand accounts||Analysis or interpretation of data||Compilation of data|
|Examples||interviews, speeches, diaries, novels, plays, artwork||journal articles, movie reviews, biographies, textbooks, editorials||reference lists, bibliographies, library catalogs|
|Popular Sources||Scholarly Sources|
|Description||Written for a general audience, often broader scope||Written by experts for an expert audience, often a very narrow scope|
|Examples||The Washington Post, The New Yorker||Journal for the History of Rhetoric, Indonesian Journal Of Applied Linguistics|
Remember that the difference between "popular" and "scholarly" sources is not "bad sources" versus "good sources"! Different sources can be good for different information needs.