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BSC4848 Scientific Communication- Prof. Fletcher

Literature Review and Quality

                                                     What are the criteria for evaluating information?                                                                       

 

Criteria

                                              Questions to Consider

   Author

   Is the author an expert on the subject?

   Audience           

   Is the information from a popular or scholarly source?

   Relevance

   Does the content of the book/article discuss your research question?

   Bias       

   Does the author present information based on facts or opinion?

   Date   

  How recently was the book/article published? and what is/are the significance of the finding(s)

Anatomy of a Scholarly Article

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