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Prof. Boylan - English 101: Starter Sources

Influential "Starter" Sources for Your Research

Locate an influential source.  This source may become just a starting place or it may become a major resource for you. Some ways to locate influential sources include:  

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  • If you get stuck, you can also ask your teacher or a librarian, who might know of recent research, controversies, or the name of an expert/ organization studying this issue.
     
  • Note that experts may be authors OR they may be people referenced or interviewed in articles you find.
     
  • Learn to look for clues and breadcrumbs to further, more in-depth research!

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