The information on this page can be used to help you evaluate sources so you can incorporate credible and appropriate sources into your project.
for each source . . .
include a100-150 word (one paragraph) annotation that, in your own words, provides a summary and evaluation. . .
Critical evaluation of its accuracy, relevance, and quality for this project: Is this source likely to be useful for this assignment? Is the information accurate and relevant? Is the purpose of the work, perspective and any potential bias clear and appropriate? If you determine it to be useful, how do you anticipate using it? How is it different from other sources and what does it add to your research?
Persuasive research-based paper:
Credible and appropriate sources for this project do NOT include textbooks, encyclopedias and dictionaries (including wikis), tourist-related documents or similar secondary or tertiary sources intended to provide general knowledge for the public.
These sources may be consulted for general background information and to assist in identifying appropriate and credible sources but should not to be included as part of the minimum five (5) cited sources.
Start by completing the following tasks on this page:
- Watch the Evaluating Sources for Credibility video.
- Review the CRAAP Test Plus for criteria to use to ensure the sources you use are credible and appropriate.
- Review the Bonus Tip for Google.
This page builds on the Evaluating & Selecting Sources module in the in the Library Research Tutorials Canvas course