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Researching: Understanding Genre

Researching: Understanding Genre is the first of two courses in the Researching section. The availability of many sources at the library and on the Internet can be daunting and overwhelming. But by understanding genre of sources and where to find sources that are reliable, you can make researching much easier. Learn how with our course.
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Determine where to find the sources and which ones are most appropriate for your assessment.
Learn the difference between scholarly and non-scholarly resources so you can use them appropriately.
Apply what you learnt to about genres of text to write quality essays.

What's included?

  • Introduction
  • 5.1 Non-scholarly sources
  • 5.2 Scholarly sources
  • 5.3 Where can you find sources?
  • Summary
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