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KINE 306 Course Guide

Popular Sources

What are popular sources?

  • written by a non-expert, journalist, or community member
  • written for the general public
  • can be opinion or unsupported facts 
  • can be narrative 

How do I find them?

Any Google search on your topic. News articles, websites, and blogs all count!

What are some examples?

  • Newspaper articles
  • Magazine articles
  • Health-related websites that are not reliable/authoritative
  • Blogs
  • General Websites that are not reliable/authoritative
  • Most of what you find on the Internet!

Health Sciences & Human Services Librarian