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APSC 176 - Engineering Communication

Books, Theses & Websites

Evaluate your sources:

The table below outlines criteria and evaluative questions that are helpful to consider when selecting sources of information to rely upon.

Criteria Questions to Ask Yourself
Authority & Bias Who produced this source and why?
Currency or Date When was this source produced? Is it still relevant now?
Peer Review or Academic What kind of resource is this? Is it applicable as a university level source of information?
Relevance to Your Topic Is this the best source that you could find on your topic?


Standards & Codes:

Thesis & Dissertations:

Websites, government documents & research reports: