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ENGL 1001: English Composition (UCBA)

This guide supports the research assignments for ENGL 1001.

Types of Sources

There are a variety of source types that you may encounter when working on your research assignment. Differences between source types can include the depth of topic coverage, intended audience (e.g. academic, popular), frequency of posting or publication, and purpose. 

Reminder: Always review assignment for any source requirements (e.g. age of source, type of source).

The Information Timeline Video

Given the variety of source types, think about when the information was published on your research question. The Information Timeline video (3:28 minutes) reviews when various types of information are created.

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