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BLCK 480: Black Death in the Decade of Black Human Rights

Evaluating Sources

Evaluating your sources is a crucial step of the research process. Evaluate each source carefully to determine its appropriateness and quality. The guides below will assist you:

Citing Sources

Chicago Style is widely used in the humanities and social sciences. The following cites and resources will provide more information to support you during your citation process:

Many library databases, including Omni and Sociological Abstracts, provide a citation tool that allows you to generate a citation in a specified citation style format. Always check for accuracy when using these citation generators.

Academic Integrity
Learn about academic integrity by taking this tutorial from Student Academic Success Services.


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