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UWP 101: Advanced Composition (Bright)

General Audience Sources

How does your field use writing?

Books can help you identify different genres of writing in your discipline or profession.

Use the tools listed below to find recent, relevant and reputable news articles, magazine articles and reports for your bibliographies.

Evaluate Your Sources

Consider these criteria to determine if a source is reputable:

Author: Who produced the information? What can you find about the author's credentials?

Accuracy: Does the author cite references to support their thesis? If so, are the references also from scholarly, credible sources? How does this information compare to other sources you have found?

Timeframe: When was the source published? Is the information still relevant?

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