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Identify and Evaluate Sources
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Identify and Evaluate Sources: Introduction
101 help to identify types of sources and evaluate them
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Topic in Brief
The appropriateness of sources for the research is contextual, depending on the topic and purpose of the study.
Using different types of resources you add credibility and show you as an expert researcher.
Secondary sources provide diverse interpretation of primary documents and could be hardly trustful.
Associate your research with citation of good quality, for people judge research by the quality of the ideas you associate yourself with.
Evaluation is required even if you find resources through the library.
Follow this guide to be able to:
Determine scholarly sources including statistical data as relevant results for your research;
Understand the importance of evaluating information sources;
Apply the CRAAP Test in evaluating information;
Identify predatory and fake sources of information.
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