Is there a single term that includes all the following types of sources:

  1. Scholarly publications
  2. Government and think tank reports
  3. News reports
  4. Books
  5. Blogs (written by academics)

For a paper, I used all of these sources. I am trying to tell someone how many articles I have read. Is "articles" a valid collective term for this?

"Reviewed 15 articles on .... These included scholarly publications, government reports, books, and blogs."

"Sources" isn't a very clear term for those outside of academia:

"Reviewed 15 sources on ..."


You could use "References."

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