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Why is it important to use reliable, credible resources for academic research? What criteria can help you determine if a source is reliable?
Why is it important to use reliable, credible resources for academic research? What criteria can help you determine if a source is reliable? - to make sure that your research are pointing out to facts, to make sure they are relaible, [ try to browse on them and check if the infomration there are consistent or you can also check on the internet if a lot of people are using those resources. ]
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Why is it important to use reliable, credible resources for academic research? What criteria can help you determine if a source is reliable?
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