Answered By: Jennifer Harris Last Updated: Dec 14, 2018 Views: 25892
An encyclopedia is reference material and a tertiary source. A tertiary source is a distillation and collection of primary and secondary sources. A tertiary source is good place to get an overview of a subject.
Other examples of tertiary sources:
- fact books
Encyclopedias are considered a scholarly source. The content is written by an academic for an academic audience. While entries are reviewed by an editorial board, they are not “peer-reviewed”.
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