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College Writing

Find sources for your Unit 3, "Adding to the Conversation" project.

Peer Review in Three Minutes

This video gives an overview of the process of peer review and why it matters in academic research. (North Carolina State University, 2014, 3:15 mins) 

Evaluating Websites




Five Criteria for Evaluating Webpages -- OLIN

Evaluating Information -- Johns Hopkins

Worksheet for Evaluating Websites -- Wisconsin

Source Selection Guide

Wondering which type of resource to use? 

The below guide provides a quick reference for some of the most commonly requested types of research material at UMass Amherst. 
All resources listed under "What is Available" may be accessed from the Research Databases page on the Libraries website: