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Using Sources and Citation Styles (MLA and APA)

Tips for documenting your sources

Find and Evaluate Sources

Before you begin to integrate information from sources into your academic paper, conduct a thorough research process. These pages from the EWU Library will help you find and evaluate sources:

Recommended Resources for Finding Sources

Searching Article Databases

Distinguishing Scholarly Articles

Evaluating Articles

Evaluating Websites

Reading and Annotating a Source

Organizing Sources


Also, check out our guide on researching and planning your paper.