Framing Your Research
When trying to decide if a source is pertinent to your research question or topic, it can be helpful to ask yourself: What could a writer do with this source? Could this source provide background facts or information? Could I analyze or interpret this source for my reader? Could this source refine my question or extend my thesis? Could this source be a lens for interpreting competing findings?
Is it Library gobbledy-gook? What we mean to say: