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Evaluating Sources

Tools and strategies for finding sources, evaluating them, and then citing them properly.

Evaluating Sources

Whether you are using an article for a discussion board post, a paper, or an exam, you will want to make sure that the sources you use are trustworthy and credible. By properly evaluating your sources, you will be able to better select which articles to use.

This guide will help you:

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You can scroll down for a video on how information is produced.

How Information Is Produced

When considering different types of information/evidence, it is helpful to understand how information is created because it will inform which sources of information you ultimately decide to include in your research. The video below helps explain how different information sources are produced.

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