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WRIT 150: Technology & Social Change

A research guide for students in WRIT 150: Technology & Social Change courses.


Information can come from a variety of sources. Knowing the author's background, publication process, and audience area few of the ways to evaluation your source.

A popular method to evaluating sources is the CRAAP test:

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Scholarly vs. Popular Articles

Specific characteristics help identify if a source is scholarly or popular. 

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Peer Review Process

The Peer Review Process is one process of publication where authors submit their work for review by members of that profession. These peers then determine if this work is suitable for publication.

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