Is the source...
Does it relate to your topic?
Is it scholarly, not popular? Find out more to the right.
Does it have an impartial point of view... or is it biased?
Your professor wants you to use "scholarly," "academic," or "peer-reviewed" sources. How do you know what counts? Here's a checklist:
Remember: Many of our databases let you limit your results to scholarly sources. Look for these options, usually found to the left of your results list.
Still not sure? Ask your professor if the source is appropriate for your project!