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Library, Campus, and Internet Resources HS 1 Understanding Your Health
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Assessing Credible Internet Resources CARS Credibility An authoritative source, a source that supplies some good evidence that allows you to trust it Accuracy A source that is correct today (not yesterday), a source that gives the whole truth Reasonableness A source that engages the subject thoughtfully and reasonably, concerned with the truth Support A source that provides convincing evidence for the claims it made, a source you can triangulate (find at least two other sources that support it)
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When researching…. Wikipedia is NOT appropriate for academic papers Do NOT use .coms Use sources such as: .gov, .edu, .org Scholarly Peer Reviewed Journals A great place to start is WWW. CDC.gov
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Why Use APA Format? Allows readers to cross- reference your sources easily Provides consistent format within a discipline Gives you credibility as a writer Protects yourself from plagiarism
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Cross-Referencing Your Sources Cross-referencing allows readers to locate the publication information of source material. This is of great value for researchers who may want to locate your sources for their own research projects.
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