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Evaluating Specific Resources

Evaluating Specific Resources

With so much information available online, it's important to be able to locate reliable, high-quality information. 

This guide will help you evaluate resources by providing real examples.

5 Ws and an H

The resources you choose to use for your academic research will determine it's credibility. Typically, sources are evaluated according to the 5 Ws (and an H): WHOWHAT, WHEREWHEN, and WHY.  Additionally, it's important to consider HOW a source was published concerning its appearance, in particular the look and organization of the content.