Appendix J Week 8 Essay

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Associate Level Material Appendix J Reliable Sources Worksheet Locate two sources in the University Library on a topic of your choice. Provide the required information for both sources. Source 1 • Author: Murphy, Erin • Date: July 2001 • Title: Corn Chips, Kibble or Cat food • Publication: Cats Magazine Vol. 57 Issue 7, P30 Write a 100- to 150-word response to each of the following questions: • Is the source reliable? How do you know? • This source is reliable because it comes from a reputable magazine and they did numerous studies to find the information to make sure it is valid. After conducting numerous studies and research they also consulted different medical professionals and did trials on the foods they gave to the animals to see witch food is better than the other. This is from a reliable source because this magazine is well known and trusted to give the right information to its readers. • Is the information relevant to the topic? The information is very relevant to the topic it stays on course to make sure the reader is intrigued and focus on the topic. It explains the various methods on how they came up with the data on what certain foods are good for your cat or dog and what are not. It also explains the various side effects of the "bad" food causes to our four legged friends and what you can do to prevent it. It also provides information on animal nutrition and shows how to properly take care of your cat or dog and to make sure they get the best nutrition. • Does the information reflect a bias on the author’s part? If so, what is the bias? This information does not provide bias on the author he/she explains the nutrition and valuates several different cat and dog food nutritional values. He/she also explains the different nutritional values from the point of view of owner

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