Beyond peer-reviewed articles: Using blogs to enrich students' understanding of scholarly work (Deitering/Gronemyer, 2011)
This article discusses the ways that peer-reviewed, scholarly research articles are difficult for new undergraduates to find and use effectively. The authors recommend using scholars' informal writing as an entry point that helps students contextualize scholarly research before trying to read it.
Deitering, A. & Gronemyer, K.(2011). Beyond Peer-Reviewed Articles: Using Blogs to Enrich Students’ Understanding of Scholarly Work. portal: Libraries and the Academy 11(1), 489-503.