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2.9: Most Common Evidence Used by Authors

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    5804
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    HUMANITIES: LITERATURE, ART, FILM, MUSIC, PHILOSOPHY

    • Critical essays that analyze other original works
    • Details from an image, a film, or other work of art
    • Passages from a musical composition
    • Passages of text, including poetry

    HUMANITIES: HISTORY

    • Primary Sources (photos, letters, maps, official documents, etc.)
    • Other books or articles that interpret primary sources or other evidence.

    SOCIAL SCIENCES: PSYCHOLOGY, SOCIOLOGY, POLITICAL SCIENCE, ANTHROPOLOGY

    • Books or articles that interpret data and results from other people’s original experiments or studies.
    • Results from field research (including interviews, surveys, observations, etc.)
    • Data from their own experiments
    • Statistics

    SCIENCES: BIOLOGY, CHEMISTRY, PHYSICS

    • Data from their own experiments
    • Books or articles that interpret data and results from other people’s original experiments or studies.
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