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Beginning Research Tutorial

A tutorial on how to research information sources for assignments.

Evaluating Information

When finding information, good researchers also question the credibility and reliability of the information they find. In this section, you will:

  • Understand what constitutes a credible source.
  • Identify questions to guide your thinking about what makes a good source.


Evaluating Sources for Credibility

The video below describes how to evaluate sources for credibility:

Transcript of this video


  • Anne Burke: Project Lead, Storyboards
  • Lisa Becksford: Script, Editing
  • Daria Dorafshar: Graphics and Animation
  • Andreas Orphanides: Editing, Audio Production, Technical Infrastructure
  • Josephine McRobbie: Narration

This video is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 United States license.

Published June 2015

Source: NC State University Libraries