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ENGL 200 - Expository Writing 2 (Manhattan)

Library Research Guide

Investigate a Source's Point of View

When choosing evidence to persuade a resistant audience, it is important to use sources that your audience will deem credible. Some resources/tips for discovering the source's point of view:

For periodicals (journals, magazines, and newspapers):

For websites: 

Google the name of the author by placing his or her name inside quotes (e.g. "bill snyder"). If you get too many results, add a term or two about the author (e.g. "bill snyder" coach). Read some of the results to learn about their background, affiliations, education, etc.

How do I know if it's good?