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How to...: Understand Sources

Is there one perfect source?

Is there one perfect source that will answer every aspect of your research question? Probably not. Good research isn't about finding the perfect article that makes all the connections for you. It's about finding information that helps you form your ideas and tying it together yourself to make a cohesive argument.

Learn more in the tutorial below from NC State University Libraries.

The Information Lifecycle

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