Revamped by Will Ferrall
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Using Research
Evaluate the Purpose of Your Source
 
What is the purpose of the book, periodical or web page?
 
Do the creators have a particular bias toward the topic?
 
Is the purpose to persuade you, present opinions or facts, or report on research?
 
Is the purpose to sell you something or is it trying to provide you with information?
 
Is the information documented or supported?
 
What audience is it intended for?
Businessmen discussing the purpose.
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