Book Title: Choosing & Using Sources: A Guide to Academic Research, 1st Canadian Edition

Author: Lindsey MacCallum

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Chapters cover developing research questions, understanding types of sources, searching for information, evaluating sources, and avoiding plagiarism. Each chapter includes self-quizzes and activities to reinforce core concepts and help you apply them.

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This book is a cloned version of Choosing & Using Sources: A Guide to Academic Research by Teaching & Learning, University Libraries, published using Pressbooks by The Ohio State University under a CC BY (Attribution) license. It may differ from the original.


Lindsey MacCallum


Research and information: general


Choosing & Using Sources: A Guide to Academic Research, 1st Canadian Edition
Lindsey MacCallum

A derivative of the original work by Teaching and Learning, Ohio State University Libraries.

Primary Subject
Research and information: general
Additional Subject(s)
Information retrieval and access