A Great Research Tool

To make your copy rock-solid, you’ve got to back up every claim you make.

And in order to do that, you’ve got to do your research.

That’s why I’d like to share this site with you. It’s highbeam.com.

It allows you to search for a keyword or phrase and then shows you every credible publication where that keyword or phrase appeared.

For example, if you searched for “vitamin c good for the body”, it may give you a few articles from the New York Times where that same, or similar phrase appeared.

While it is a subscription site, it still allows you to search and read about the first 100 words of any articles, essays, etc. it finds. This is enough to get a great quote or factoid from a widely-accepted, credible source.

Hope it helps!

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Published: May 1, 2009

1 Response to “A Great Research Tool”

  1. Just a little side note.

    I also like to use highbeam and have found that most of the articles can be found with a simple google search to read the entire article.


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