4 Ways to Improve Your Paper

Best Sources for Research Papers

Five key tips for finding the best information for your papers.

Think about:

  • Authority of the author and the background of the publisher
  • Objectivity of the author
  • Quality of the work
  • Currency of the work
  • Relevancy of the work

Learn more: http://library.uoregon.edu/guides/findarticles/credibility.html

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Can your professor tell that your references are:

  • From an author who is a reliable authority?
  • Directly relevant to your paper's argument?
  • High in academic quality?  Is it peer reviewed?
  • Documenting the current thinking on the topic?
Created by tvs on Mar 3, 2014 Last updated Jul 2, 2014