The tutorials on this page explain how to evaluate books, articles, websites, and data/statistics for a research project.

For each topic, you will see a video and several links below it. The video and slides links have the same information, displayed in different ways--choose the one that works best for you.

Some topics also have handouts--these are quick tip sheets or guides that can be saved or printed out for reference.

What is a primary source?

How to read a research article

Annotated bibliographies

Understand Literature Reviews in Research

How to analyze research for a literature review

Primary vs. review articles

Green vs. Gold Open Access