Information resources should reflect their creators’ expertise and credibility. When searching for information outside of scholarly resources (and sometimes with scholarly resources), you need to ask yourself why you should trust the author of this published information.
As you look for resources for your research paper, consider where scholars may be having conversations about this topic. Practices and rituals may be discussed in anthropology journals, dress codes and regulations may be covered in studies about gender bias, and conscientious exemptions might be written about in gender studies journals. See the tabs at the top of this guide for information specific to each of the foci for this research assignment.