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English 160 &161: Introduction to Library Research

Source Comparison

If you were writing a research paper for English 161 about whether or not rehabilitation in prisons works, is this a source that you would want to use?

To answer that, ask yourself:

  • What type of source is it?
  • What do you know about who wrote it or the source of the information?
  • Does it cite other sources that seem credible?