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They contain newspapers, magazine articles, and scholarly journal articles.
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You can search Google Scholar using the citations for existing works and sometimes you will find a full-text copy of the article.
Google Scholar also allows you to "cite forward" its articles; in other words, you can see who has cited a particular article, to determine further developments in this line of research and find additional related sources.
The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) is the national professional association established in 1917 to represent the interests and concerns of occupational therapy practitioners and students of occupational therapy and to improve the quality of occupational therapy services.
The National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) is the professional membership association for certified athletic trainers and others who support the athletic training profession. Founded in 1950, the NATA has grown to more than 45,000 members worldwide today.
Research and pamphlets on mental health topics such as depression, anxiety, and eating disorders.
How to Evaluate Sources Using the CRAAP Criteria
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• When was it published or posted?
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• Does it relate to your topic or answer your question?
• Who is the intended audience?
• Is it written at an appropriate level (i.e. not below or above your needs)?
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