This is the "Getting Started" page of the "Evaluating Information" guide.
Alternate Page for Screenreader Users
Skip to Page Navigation
Skip to Page Content

Evaluating Information   Tags: craap test, evaluation, peer review, scholarly sources  

A guide to help you find the best information for your academic research projects.
Last Updated: May 19, 2015 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

Getting Started Print Page

Research Help

BCC librarians are available to help you with your research. We provide guidance in locating information and using resources available through the library and on the internet.

JavaScript disabled or chat unavailable.

If a librarian is online, use the window above to chat live. A librarian is available to chat during normal business hours.

You can also use our off-line form, and a librarian will e-mail you back with answers and suggestions. You will receive a reply within 2 business days.



    Okay, so your professor has assigned a research project and says you have to use "scholarly sources." Does Google have scholarly sources? Sometimes. But more often than not, you need to consult academic journals and those typically are not freely accessible from the open web. Don't panic! This guide offers some basic tips on understanding the difference between scholarly and popular sources and the best places to find them. You'll also learn some key questions to ask when reviewing any type of resource for your assignments. 

    Reference and Instruction Librarian, Attleboro Campus

    Profile Image
    Lisa Richter
    Contact Info
    Bristol Community College, Attleboro Campus
    Library, Rm 107
    11 Field Road
    Attleboro, MA 02703
    (508) 678-2811 ext. 3745
    Send Email

    Loading  Loading...