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POLT 403 - US in World Affairs (UNH Manchester): Evaluating Sources

Types of Articles

When searching for articles, know what type of periodical it is.  This is because each type has its own purpose, intent, audience, etc. 


  • Magazines
  • Newspapers
  • Research Journals

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Evaluating Sources

The main points of the CRAAP Model explained!

What is a Peer Reviewed Journal?


Credible Sources

Format Matters