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Source Type & Citing Sources - Why It Matters

Types of Articles and Criteria for Determining article type:
- scholarly work     - trade article      - general business press article
- popular work     - newspaper article       - newswire

You need to know what a source is:
- to know how to cite it
- to know if it fits your purpose
- as part of information assessment

Why Cite Information?
- Gives credit for original or unique ideas
- Supports what you say*
- Enables readers to locate the source
- Lends credibility if using reliable, credible sources*
   *It's not just what you say that makes a difference  - 
      It's also the credibility of sources supporting what you say that

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