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English 101 - Cousins: Home

Session Goals

  • Explore how to evaluate the credibility of sources.
  • Learn how to use the library for academic research, including finding scholarly articles. 

Activity

Sample Topic: I'm interested in exploring public policy on e-cigarette use or "vaping". 

Look through each of the three articles above, then answer the following questions for each article.

  1. Who is the author? What are their credentials?
  2. Who published this article? What type of source is this?
  3. Who is the audience of the article? What is the purpose of the article?
  4. Would this article be good to cite for your research assignment?

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