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Understanding and Evaluating Sources

Understanding & Evaluating Resources


When conducting research, you will encounter information from many different sources. Assessing the quality and content of those sources is crucial, especially when you are using them in an academic or professional setting.

For in-depth help understanding and evaluating sources, use the tabs to the left.

This Guide Contains Information About . . . 

  • Different Types of Sources
  • Primary vs. Secondary Sources
  • Evaluating Web Resources