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GEG 242: Research Methods in Geography - Archives Day: What's In A Source?

Basic Source

What is the title and date of this item?

Who is the author of this item?

What is the item about?

Interesting Source

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Why was this item created?

Who is the intended audience of this item?

What does the creator hope to do with this item? (e.g. Inform? Argue? Persuade?)

Complicated Source

What is the title and date of this item?

Who is the author of this item?

What is the item about?

What are some important facts you learned from this item?

Does the creator have first or secondhand knowledge about what she or she has written?

Can you tell how the creator feels about the topic?  How?

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