Welcome to the Evaluating and Selecting Resources Research Guide. This guide was designed to help students who are conducting research evaluate resources for credibility.
Navigate through the pages on the menu to the left for more information.
Why Evaluate: Understand why evaluation is important and detrimental to credible research. Learn the ACT UP Method of evaluation, understand different types of information sources, and when to use a search engine versus a database.
Citations: Use the citation page to learn why it's important to cite and different methods of citation.
Citation Tools: This page provides tools to help with formatting citations for bibliographies and references.
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