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ARTH100 Prof. Lien: Evaluating Information

Evaluate Information Checklist


While it is true there is a lot of good information on Google and other search engines, there is also a lot of terrible stuff out there. How do you sift through all of it?

Use this EVALUATE INFORMATION CHECKLIST as you locate resources. It will guide you towards finding accurate, relevant information you can use.

When searching, think about the keywords and related terms you want to use. Also, consider whether your search terms are too broad or too narrow.

This video was taken from the North Carolina State University Libraries Website.

BONUS VIDEO: Is it Scholarly?

Keyword Worksheet

The attached Keyword Worksheet explains the process of going from the research question to keywords.  The keywords should be used in your searches in the library databases

Keyword Searching