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HISTORY 101: The Right to Vote in U.S. History (Masur): Evaluating Information

Evaluation Information

For tips on starting your research, see the library's Start Your Research guide.  The guide includes sections on scholarly vs popular articles, citations, and more.  Below are some tips for evaluating your sources, which is one of the first steps in a research project.

ACT UP Evaluation Criteria

Consider these criteria as you review search results and select sources for your research.  These work for all formats (websites, articles, books, videos, and more).