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GEOL 3150/3350 Stratigraphy

This is a guide for Stratigraphy, a class in the Earth and Atmospheric Sciences department, to help with their research assignments.

Information Sources Activity

This page is for our in-class activity on identifying information sources. In groups, look at the various links below and answer these questions: 

  • Which one is a research article?
  • What are the other sources?
  • What "clues" do you have to determine a type of source?
  • What determines whether a source is appropriate to use?
  • Thinking about the kind of paper you have to write, which source is most closely related?