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Claim Essays-ENGLISH 1B: Claim of Fact

Why Use Journal Articles for Claim of Fact Essays?

Statistics, surveys and studies out of academic journals (written by experts in the field) are an excellent place for look for factual and evidence-based information. Since these articles are written and reviewed by specialists, researchers and/or professionals in the field, think of them like "expert testimony" to help support your points in an essay.

See our full A-Z list for more discipline-specific academic journal resources (business, communication, psychology, and more)!

Claim of Fact-Research Tips

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Statistics, surveys and evidence-based studies are a good set of resources to help to support the factual nature of a claim. Try some of the following sources for that sort of evidence to supplement your background and current research resources:

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