LSU Libraries
Evaluation of Information Sources
Part I, Types of Information Sources

Popular vs. Scholarly:

The next thing to consider when evaluating an information source is who the general audience for the material would be. In other words, who is it written by and who is it written for? This concept can be applied to all formats of information, from journal and magazine articles, to books, to web pages.
back            next



Comments | LSU Libraries | Louisiana State University | Library Instruction
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Tel (225) 578-5652 | Fax (225) 578-9432
Copyright © 1998-2014 LSU Libraries
URL: http://www.lib.lsu.edu/instruction/evaluation/evaluation06.html
Last Updated: 2008
LSU Logo