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Evaluating Sources: Home

This guide explores several concepts and resources useful in evaluating sources.

About this guide

This guide explores several concepts and resources useful in evaluating sources.  The guide was created for students in UI100, but can be used by anyone wanting basic evaluation information.

What this guide covers:

  • What are scholarly and popular sources.
  • How to find scholarly and popular sources.
  • Who are reviewers.
  • What are reviews.
  • How to find book and media reviews.
  • How Google works.
  • What are web search engine filters.
  • How to evaluate web information.