Before you can partake in writing any kind of research paper you must first be a


Before you can partake in writing any kind of research paper you
must first be able to find good credible sources of information for
your paper. However in today’s age of technology it may be
challenging to find quality sources for reliable scholarly
information. Often a website looks good because it was well
designed, but that does not mean the information provided by that
site is accurate and reliable.
In addition to reading the assigned article by Lee (2013), you may
also want to check out these additional resources for identifying
scholarly sources:
Purdue OWL. (n.d.). Evaluating sources: Where to
begin. https://owl.purdue.edu/owl/research and citation/com
Purdue OWL. (n.d.). Evaluating digital
sources. https://owl.purdue.edu/owl/research and citation/co

Yale Library. (n.d.). The web vs. library databases: A
comparison. https://www.library.yale.edu/researcheducation/
For this week’s discussion, share what you should look for in a
website that indicates that it is a good source of scholarly
information.
What are the benefits of using peer-reviewed journal
articles over a website?
Are there any drawbacks to using peer-reviewed articles?
Why should a student not use Wikipedia as a source?
• Share with your peers at least 2 websites that you found in
relation to either writing in psychology or careers in
psychology that you believe would be good sources of
scholarly information.


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