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Evaluating Sources of Information

StudentSome sources of information are better for academic research than others. As you start collecting print, media, and electronic sources that match your topic and assignment, you'll want to evaluate, or think critically about, the sources you encounter.

You will learn...

  • How to identify credible sources and websites.
  • The difference between popular and scholarly sources.
  • The difference between primary and secondary sources.

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