Chapter 8: Gathering Research and Establishing Evidence

Chapter Overview

Learning Outcomes

In this chapter we will:

  • Analyze how information is created in different formats.
  • Identify what makes a source scholarly or popular.
  • Evaluate our sources to determine their authority and that they are credible
  • Understand where scholarly information is found and  the different search tools used to locate it.
  • Determine keywords and develop a search strategy for your research.
  • Locate two pieces of scholarly research for your paper.



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