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Module 6: Evaluating Sources

Why Is It Important To Evaluate Sources?

When you do research, you want to find the best information to support your ideas. This requires careful evaluation of the information you find.

Evaluate information...

  • To find the most relevant information for your topic and assignment
  • To ensure the quality and reliability of your research
  • To find expert views, opinions, and research on your topic
  • To weed out unreliable, biased, outdated, and/or incorrect information
  • To make sure you get the information your professor is seeking
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