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FSEM 100UU : See the USA!: History of Roadtripping in American Culture: Evaluating Sources

Evaluating Sources

Evaluate Your Sources 

  • Think about what kind of resources are the best for your research. 
  • The page about Types of Sources will help you identify them.and remember to add in your primary resources.
  • You may also want to refer to this page on Evaluating Resources.

When selecting sources to use in a research paper, it is critically important to evaluate what you found on a variety of levels.

This short video from NC State University Libraries explains what credible sources are, why it's important to use them, and how to determine if sources are credible. Click the box in the left bottom corner to make it appear full screen.