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Module 6: Evaluating Sources

Trade Journals

trade publication - Women's Wear Daily (WWD)

  • Written by engineers, technicians, and tradespeople for peers working in the same industry or profession
  • Scope is usually narrow, with the intent to address policy issues or to share information related to the field or industry
  • Frequently includes graphics and related product advertising
  • Useful for profession or industry news, related government regulations, market data, product development information, employment opportunities, and calendars of related events
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