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Resources, strategies and tutorials for finding information online


This guide will provide you with introductory strategies regarding searching for, evaluating and using information at the University level. Specifically, this guide will cover the following points:

  • Creating a coherent search strategy that locates information that is relevant to your topic and that has been verified by credible sources.
  • Evaluating information and gaging factors such as accuracy, relevancy, intended audience, and bias.  
  • Using Library resources effectively to find scholarly, peer-reviewed materials that provide support and context for your papers.