Watch a short video for searching tips and to sharpen your skills. Learn about the parts of a scholarly article. For more information, click on the Nursing Research Module tab.
Use the criteria RADAR to evaluate sources. Ask yourself the questions associated with each area of Relevance, Authority, Date, Appearance and Reason. Using the criteria will help you determine if the source you have found is suitable for your research needs.
Information and graphics used for RADAR were adapted from
Jane Mandalios (2013). RADAR: An approach for helping students evaluate Internet sources. And from Western Libraries of Western University.