Sources for academic writing 

When looking for sources it’s important to think about:

  • Authority – expertise, practitioners, academics
  • Currency – value, time
  • Accuracy
  • Bias

Different types of sources are:

  • Primary 
  • Textbooks/books
  • Frontline literature – academic journals, reports
  • The web
Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s