How to use this tutorial
Welcome to this tutorial on Finding & Evaluating Information Sources.
Work through each section using the menu tabs above, or the 'Next' button at the bottom of the page.
There will be activities for you to complete as you go so that you can apply and self test your learning.
This tutorial aims to ...
- Help you identify some of the main resources that you can use to access peer-reviewed academic research.
- Provide you with guidance on how to use these resources effectively and opportunities to put these skills into practice with practical activities.
- Help you understand the importance of evaluating the quality of the information sources you use in your academic work.
- Introduce you to five of the main criteria you can use to judge the academic quality of the information that you find