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Honors British Literature 2 ENGL 2323 - Holton: Evaluating Sources

Library resources to assist in research for Gothic Literature and Its Popular Accomplices

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Ask your professor what citation style to use. Students in Literature courses typically use the MLA (Modern Language Association) Citation Style for citing sources. For examples of MLA: 

For other Citation Methods:


What is the CRAAP test?

The CRAAP test is a set of criteria designed by California State University, Chico to help you find the best sources for your school work. It is a good starting point for evaluating sources for academic purposes like papers, reports, and speeches. Use the following rubric to determine if the source you chose passes the test!

chart describing the CRAAP test as a method to evaluate sources of information

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