Learning Outcomes

By the end of this unit you will be able to:

  • Distinguish between different information resources and the information they provide.
  • Choose suitable material on their search topic, using appropriate criteria.
  • Assess the quality, accuracy, relevance, bias, reputation and credibility of the information resources found.
  • Assess the credibility of the data gathered.
  • Read critically, identifying key points and arguments.
  • Relate the information found to the original search strategy.
  • Critically appraise and evaluate their own findings and those of others.