172: Borrowing the Knowledge You Need

Borrowing the Knowledge You Need

Using Primary Sources

October 25, 2019

 

 

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BORROWING THE KNOWLEDGE YOU NEED

Whether you write what you know or delve into subjects that intrigue but are new to you, editors want primary sources. For some subject areas, such as history, this means locating letters, journals, maps, and other contemporary documents. For science and other academic topics, writers can turn to research studies and professional journals. For almost any topic, expert sources are among the strongest of all. Experts can expand on material located in journals, settle controversies, and give you access to the latest information in their field.

Despite this, many writers avoid contacting experts. Let's get you past that fear today.

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