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This guide will help students and faculty locate sources for English and literature research.



ENG 1023 Course Guide


Evaluating Criteria


Use the C.R.A.P. test to evaluate information

Source: geoedtrek

Currency:  When was it written?

Reliability: Where did the information come from?
What are the sources?
Are there working links?
Are the references / sources reliable?

Authority: Who is the author?
Is there contact information?
Name? Organization?

Purpose:  Why was it published?

Primary or Secondary?

Does this source provide you with the quality information?


Suggested sources

A-Z Databases


Evaluating Sources

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ENG 1023 library instruction survey

Scholarly vs Popular