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Evaluating articles and sources
In this tutorial, we'll explore how to read Wikipedia articles, and potential sources, with a critical eye.
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Estimated time to complete:
10-20 minutes
TABLE OF CONTENTS
(23)
Evaluating sources and articles
What makes a good article?
Evaluating article quality
Elements of quality articles
Elements of not-so-great articles
Sources and citations
Finding sources
Why cite?
When should you cite?
What's a good source?
What's not a good source?
Close paraphrasing
Example of close paraphrasing
Copyright
Tips on plagiarism
Reading history
Past versions
Review
Article quality quiz
Article quality quiz
When to cite quiz
Using source material quiz
You're all done!
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