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MGMT 1054: Survey of Business (UCBA)

Starting point for MGMT 1054 research assignments.

Evaluating Sources

There isn't a checklist that determines if information is credible and trustworthy. Start with asking questions to determine how well a source fits your needs. Keep in mind that the information needs to be situated in the context of your research topic/question. 

  • How will you use this source in your research assignment?
  • What value does this source add to your research assignment?
  • Does the information relate to your research topic and/or answer some aspect of your research question?

Source Evaluation Video

The Source Evaluation video (3:29 minutes) introduces the concept of evaluating information using questions.

  • Watch Evaluating Information Sources video
  • Download Evaluate Source worksheet (Word file link)
  • Complete worksheet once you have found a potential source for your research assignment

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