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POSC 101 (Adams): Assignment

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    Research Assignment

    Part II: Research Investigation (approximately 3 pages — including a 1 page bibliography) 50 points
    You need to get 8 sources in specified categories, explain what you might be gained from the source, reference the source in the correct endnote form, and then add a correctly formatted bibliography.

    Required Sources:
    • 1 book from the Salisbury University Library
    • 2 books from libraries other than the Salisbury University
    • 2 scholarly journal articles
    • 2 web sources
    • 1 newspaper article

    Information Cycle

    Infographic of the Information cycle: Day of is Television, Radio, and Internet; Day after is Newspapers; Week after is popular magazines; Months after is scholarly journals; Year after is books and government publications; years after is reference books

    Manage & Organize

    ‚ÄčProQuest RefWorks - Source citation tool

    Online tool to help you manage your citations. Learn more about it here.