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Intro to Library Research

Welcome to the wonderful world of library research! 📚🌟 Whether you're a curious student or a seasoned scholar looking to expand your knowledge, the library is your best friend in this adventure.

Identify credible, scholarly articles

Choosing credible sources will enable you to:

  • Gather relevant information about a topic
  • Convey ideas accurately and clearly in your writing
  • Identify effective reasons and supporting evidence on your topic

What to look for when evaluating an article:

  • What is the tone and style of the writing?
  • Who is the audience, and what is the article's purpose?
  • Who is the author?
  • Can the information be verified with other sources?
  • Are there references provided?
  • Is there sound, reliable methods, clear data, thoughtful analysis, and a valid conclusion?