Evaluating Information

How to evaluate information, from social media to scholarly articles.

Always Evaluate the Site

These guides from the libraries at the University of Washington and UC Berkeley point out important clues for deciding whether or not to depend on a web page for information.

History of Peer Review

Peer Review

Look it up

Go to our database, Ulrich's

  • Type the journal TITLE in as a phrase; that is, surrounded by quotation marks
  • In the list, click on the journal title.
    • If the journal is peer-reviewed (they called it “refereed,” like in sports), you will see a little black icon (mouse over it and it will say "Refereed")


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