Evaluating Information Tutorial

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What... is the focus?
For example...
Summary of what to look for
Who... produced it?
Publishing processes
Summary of what to look for
Why... has it been produced?
Summary of what to look for
When... was it published?
Summary of what to look for
Final reminder

Post it note with Final Reminder written on it This tutorial has introduced you to four key questions which can help you determine whether a piece of information is appropriate for your academic work:

  1. What is the focus?
  2. Who produced it?
  3. Why has it been produced?
  4. When was it published?

For further help, please contact your Library.


Adapted from the Open University's SAFARI tutorial by Cardiff University, with permission from the Open University Library.

Created by University Library Service, Cardiff University. Copyright © Cardiff University, 2008; all rights reserved.