ACT UP was created by Dawn Stahura as an updated method for evaluating sources while doing research or even just surfing the web. ACT UP is an acronym. Going letter by letter, you can examine your source to determine how you should receive the information it holds and if the source merits inclusion in your academic paper or project. There is an unfathomable amount of information available to you; it is our hope that this method will help you to sift through and choose relevant, reliable, and truthful sources that you have examined from every perspective. This page will guide you through using the ACT UP Method.
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