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Tarleton State University Libraries Unit 3
EVALUATING RESEARCH MATERIALS
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image of a gavel   Once you have located research materials, you must now evaluate them to see if they
•  fit your information need,
•  provide appropriate types of information, and
•  offer information that fits both the purpose of your project and your intended reader's expectations.

Because evaluation is such an important part of the research process, Unit 8 presents an in-depth discussion of evaluation and offers criteria and strategies to use when evaluating

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books (print and online),
•  articles in periodicals (print and online), and
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Internet sites.
 
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