When you use information for your research paper, you need to determine whether you can rely on the information, to identify its biases or limitations, and to see how or whether it fits into your overall research strategy. The following guides provide examples of how to evaluate information sources used in research.
- Evaluating Articles: What is a Scholarly Journal? What is a Popular Magazine? What is a Trade Journal?
- Popular vs. Scholarly Periodicals
- Internet Realities (Kimbel Library, Coastal Carolina University)
- Evaluating Web Resources
- Judge for Yourself