Social Policy and Program Analysis: Evaluating & Citing Sources

Research Guide for Social Policy and Program Analysis

Evaluating Articles

 

Use the following guides to assist you with evaluating articles.

Think about:

  • Who is the author? What is the author's affiliation (place of employment)?
  • Who is the intended audience?
  • What type of publication is it in (scholarly journal, newspaper, popular magazine)?
  • What is the purpose of the article?

 

Evaluating Web Sites

 


Use the following guides to assist
you with evaluating web sites.

 

 




(SABES http://sabes.org/technology/workshops/GreatESOLWebsites/index.htm)

Think about:

  • What is the domain (gov, edu, com)?
  • What is the purpose of the site (inform, persuade)?
  • Is there documentation, such as footnotes or a bibliography?
  • When was the last time the page was updated?

Citing Your Sources

 

Use the following guides to learn about plagarism and how to properly cite sources.


Academic Integrity: Plagarism ( KU Writing Center)

Citing/Documenting Your Sources (KU Writing Center)

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