MODULE 7: EVALUATING SOURCES

This module establishes the importance of, and the need for, the evaluation of information sources.

This module provides criteria for evaluating information sources.

This module introduces terms frequently used by instructors, librarians, and information search services.

SECTIONS:

  1. Introduction
  2. Evaluation criteria
  3. Terminology (Part 1): Scholarly, academic, peer-reviewed, refereed
  4. Terminology (Part 2): Formats of sources, e.g., newsletter, newspaper, book, etc.
  5. Terminology (Part 3): Primary, secondary, and tertiary information sources
  6. Conclusion


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