The "Choose the Best Info" series was written and produced by the U of G Library to help students conduct research.
Why Evaluate - Explains why it is important to evaluate sources before using them for assignments and provides tips on how to do this
Apply the Relevance - Describes how to evaluate and collect information sources for relevance by asking questions such as whether the source is too broad or too narrow, if the source is scholarly or popular, and how it relates to your topic
Apply the Authority - Explains why it is important, and how to evaluate sources for authority or trustworthiness
Check out the Library's YouTube channel for more tutorials.
Don't forget to properly cite your work! Visit the Library's Citation Help page for help with citing.
Looking for help on assignments for a specific course you're taking? Check out our Subject Guides where you can browse by course code and see if we've got any tips and tricks to help you with your specific assignments.