Choosing & Using Sources: A Guide to Academic Research

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Table of Contents

Book Description

Chapters cover developing research questions, understanding types of sources, searching for information, evaluating sources, and avoiding plagiarism. Each chapter includes self-quizzes and activities to reinforce core concepts and help you apply them.