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Library Research Tutorial


Consider the following questions when evaluating a source:

Personal Identify emotions attached to topic

Find unbiased reference sources for proper review of topic

Intellectual courage to seek authoritative voices on topic that may be outside of thesis. 


Authority established. Does the author have education and experience in that field?

Purpose/Point of view of source. Does the author have an agenda beyond education or information? 
Publisher? Does the publisher have an agenda? ‚Äč
List of sources (bibliography)
Year of publication