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English 160 &161: Introduction to Library Research

Source Exercise

With your partner or group, briefly examine each source to compare and contrast them. Write down  answers to these questions:

  1. What do you know about the author?
  2. What kind of information is presented?
  3. What is unique about each source?
  4. What kind of source is it? (journal article, book, newspaper article, etc.)
  5. Why might you use one source rather than another?

Finding articles