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Evaluate Information with RADAR: Infographic & Video

What is RADAR?

How do we determine which is good information and highly relevant to your research papers? 

Use RADAR -- a method to help you evaluate information critically! It represents 5 criteria: 

  • Relevance - the importance of the information for your needs
  • Authority - the source of the information
  • Date - the timeliness of the information
  • Accuracy - the reliability, truthfulness, and correctness of the information
  • Rationale/Reason for writing - the reasons the author wrote/published the information

Evaluate Sources with RADAR - Video

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Evaluate Sources with RADAR - Infographic

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