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ENGWR 481 - Professor O'Brien (Spring 2020): Evaluating Sources

Evaluating Sources

1) The website below is not the kind you'd want to reference or cite in an academic paper.  As you review it, consider why it might be inappropriate for your research assignment? Try to think of 3-5 reasons.

Tricksters in Storytelling

2) How would a great source differ from the crappy source you just examined? What characteristics (who, what, where, when, why) would you want to see in a source that you would use for your research assignment?