This course guide is applicable to some, not all, sections of GMGT 1010. It contains criteria for evaluating your sources, links to resources that contain credible primary and secondary sources and search strategies to help you with your short paper. If you require assistance, please contact the Librarian.
There are two main types of sources you should consider using for your term paper: academic (e.g. peer-reviewed journals and university press books) and non-academic sources (e.g. news and trade periodicals, reference books, etc.)
For the purpose of your term paper, Academic Sources are:
For the purpose of your term paper, Non-academic Sources are:
There are five standards to consider:
For more information on the CRAAP test, review the following two videos:
Starting with a topic, narrow down to specific questions.
Once you have an idea of your research questions then look for information to support your argument.
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