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ENGL 1900: Library Research Tutorial

Library research tutorial for students in English 1900: Advanced Strategies of Rhetoric & Research at SLU.

Format Matters

When selecting sources for your research paper, stop and think about what you're trying to accomplish. Then, strategically select the kind of source that will help you achieve whatever that is. Different kinds of sources have different strengths and weaknesses. It's up to you to leverage their strengths.

Source: “Research 101: Format Matters" by University of Washington Libraries.