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MICR 3700: Medical Microbiology

This research guide was created to support the MICR 3700 course in locating relevant resources.

How to Read a Scientific Paper

Evaluating Your Sources

As you begin selecting resources for your assignment or research, its important that you carefully evaluate the sources. The CRAAP test below is one tool for evaluating. You can also use both the journal and author research impact scores to evaluate the source. Read more about both on the Measuring Research Impact guide.


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