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Our Sample Topic / Research Question

How do celebrities influence politics through social media?

Understanding Scholarly Sources

Answer the following questions concerning the article above:

1. Who are the authors? What are their credentials?

2. Who published this article? What can you find out about this source? (Hint: Google it!)

3. What evidence is used in the article to support the authors' claims?

4. Is this a primary source or a secondary source?

5. Why is this type of article valuable to researchers?




Christopher Poché

Research Resources Coordinator

Ekstrom Library



Amber Willenborg

Online & Undergraduate Learning Coordinator

Ekstrom Library

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