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Music Research: Evaluating Sources

A guide to the basics of doing research in music.

Evaluating sources

It is essential that you evaluate every source and argument that you use. Do not take things at face value. Always question the accuracy, currency, credibility and bias of authors and sources. See the two pages here on evaluating sources, and also the resources listed below.

Evaluating Internet Research Sources from VirtualSalt. https://www.virtualsalt.com/evalu8it.htm

Critically Analyzing Information Sources from Cornell Universityhttps://olinuris.library.cornell.edu/ref/research/skill26.htm

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