How are you defining expertise and how might you expand your understanding of expertise beyond the traditional Western, Eurocentric definitions? If you’re unsure of what sources of knowledge are acceptable, please speak with your instructor or supervisor.
Once you’ve decided your sources of knowledge, how will you incorporate that expertise into your story? What is the best use of the wisdom in your work?
Explore the information landscape
Learn about different sources of knowledge and think about how you might search for relevant resources.
Know where to look
RRU Library offers many resources to support your literature search. Discover some of the key search tools at your disposal.
Keep up with new research
The information landscape is always changing. Find tips and tools to stay up-to-date with the scholarly conversation in your area.
Who is an expert, anyway?
Authority comes in many forms beyond formal academic credentials. Follow these tips to evaluate the credibility of the material you read.
- Want more details about the literature searching process? Explore our "Research the topic" guides for graduate students and undergraduate students.
- If you would like to incorporate Indigenous perspectives, the resources in the Indigenous Research Methods and Studies guide can support you.