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ARTH 1157: FWS: Visions of Revolution: 1789–Present (Fall 2016): Evaluate

Library Guide for Aslı Menevşe's Writing Seminar

Analyze sources

How to Critically Analyze Information Sources

A guide to the critical questions you should ask when you consider the appropriateness of a particular book, article, media resource, or Web site for your research.

How to Identify Scholarly Journal Articles

This segment discusses how to recognize and find scholarly journal articles.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uDGJ2CYfY9A

Scholarly or Not?

Wondering how to tell if the article you're reading is from a scholarly journal?

First: watch the video, left. If you still don't know, take a look at: 

Distinguishing Scholarly from Non-Scholarly Periodicals: A Checklist of Criteria

It will show you how to evaluate periodicals by looking at their format, intended audience, and appearance.

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