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Evaluating sources: Utility

A guide to evaluating the credibility of the sources of information you use in your assignments.




  • Is the data what you really need?
  • Is it relevant to your information search?
  • Is this the best way to get the information you need?
  • Have you tried printed and electronic sources available via One Search and JCU databases?
  • Google Scholar can also provide useful resources.

How useful is it?

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