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InfoPower

The research skills tutorial

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How Does the Information Fit?

 

In each of these situations, relying on more than one source for information will help you decide what is or isn’t accurate and whether something is relevant to your assignment. Think about how the new information fits in with what you already know and how you want to present your argument. Making notes about and organizing information helps you keep track of what might or might not be useful to your project.