Tutt Library Research Guides
Bibliographies along with footnotes, in-line citations and endnotes are valuable in conducting research.
Using this citation from your class readings,
Checking out aspects of search results is an effective and skillful part of research.
Look at the information provided to you to help you determine if this is a good resource.
Using this citation:
Look at the information given, note
date of publication, length, author, journal, subjects, abstract, content (tables, charts, photos, etc.)
How is the article impacting the field of knowledge?
How many citations do it have? Knowing the impact of research is important; the number of citations can provide insight in to the article's reach and significance.
(one of the most-cited articles, mentioned in the Kahneman book). It is also a place where Google Scholar gets things wrong – this has 40,000+ citations, but Google Scholar has the wrong journal listed in the citations.