Evaluating sources

  • As a student – and as a thinking person – you constantly evaluate what you read, see, hear – looking for the 'valu’ in it. You will find advice on different aspects of evaluation throughout this A-Z. To carry your naturally questioning approach into your research, it can be helpful to approach it systematically.

    • Finding the good stuff

      (Manchester University Library, UK) offers a structured approach to evaluating sources you find on the web – or anywhere else.
    • Evaluating web sources

      (Oxford Brookes University, UK) takes a similar approach.