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Evaluating Sources to Find Quality Research
Portland Community College Library, 5:27
What are the three questions you should ask yourself about a source?
Peer Review in 3 Minutes
North Carolina State University (NCSU) Libraries, 3:15
What do peer reviewers do? How are they similar to or different from editors?
Who are the primary customers of scholarly journals?
Do databases only include peer-reviewed articles? How do you know?