Introduction to Source Analysis

What you’ll learn to do:¬†Evaluate and practice methods of analysis to assess the quality and reliability of a source

A young person looking thoughtfulSources come in all shapes and sizes. In order to use them effectively in your report writing, you will have to assess their quality and reliability. In this section, we will look at a few of the more prominent and well-known techniques; these will be more than sufficient for most of your report writing needs. After you review and practice this material, you should feel confident in evaluating sources and you will have the key tools to determine the best sources to use.