Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Evaluating Sources

Assess sources for relevancy and reliability

Evaluating Your Sources: Reputation / Scholarly Contribution

Reputation / Contribution to Scholarship
How has this work, or other works by this author, been received by others in the field?

For books, read book reviews

Have others cited this work?

  • Look for "cited by" or "times cited" links in the databases you are searching
  • Do a "cited reference" search in Web of Science to see who has cited the work.

Citation Databases