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NUR 3200 - Health, Wellness, and Diversity Within Families: Help Evaluating, Citing, Synthesizing, Etc.
Librarian-recommended resources to help you with your assignments for NUR 3200.
How to quote and paraphrase while avoiding plagiarism.
Evaluating Websites and Other Sources
Before you rely on ANY type of information (websites, media, books, articles), you should evaluate whether the source is credible. The checklists are different approaches to the same process and this is not an exhaustive list. Other approaches and checklists are available. Use the approach(es) that work best for you, but be sure to evaluate!!
CRAAP is an acronym for a variety of questions you can ask yourself about whether you should use information. It stands for: Currency, Relevance, Authority, Accuracy & Purpose. You should get in the habit of asking these types of questions about information before you use it.
This particular page provides excellent tips on how to avoid plagiarism, especially unintentional plagiarism. The entire guide, published by the Harvard College Writing Program, is useful for establishing good research and writing habits from start to finish. A navigation bar is available in the left column.