The Scholarly-ness of Sources

Interesting piece in this week's Times Higher Education. I certainly use a range of sources in my writing, but then my recent book Raising Children in a Digital Age does not count for the REF, as it's aimed at a 'general readership' (which does at least mean it gets read by 1000s of people, rather than the average of 3!) A student is researching scholarly material for her essay. She finds an excellent quote. It ticks all…