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Jennie RodriguezWeek 2 DiscussionDuring this week’s readings I learned many new tips and tricks when it comes to doingresearch and finding sources. One tip that truly caught my eye was the things that I should belooking for when finding a new source. Before when I used to do research, I used to trust anywebsite that looked “pretty.” According to our textbook there are a few key things you should besearching for such as the author’s credentials, is the article peer-reviewed? source citations, a listof professional publishers, certain language, and content such as an abstract in the beginning andmaking sure the website has little to no advertisements or illustrations. A skill that I have usedmany times while doing research is clustering. I like to build lists and spider webs of all potentialtopics or reasonings behind my topic.I use many different techniques in my research method. I first begin by searching my

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