How to Use This Guide

Welcome to the Education Research Guide! Use tabs above for more information on the following topics:

Highway Sign for Education Exit ▪ Books: Use the Library Catalog to access books/ebooks and more
▪ Articles: Use Databases to access articles from periodicals (journals, magazines, newspapers) and more
▪ Periodicals: Direct links to specific periodical titles and information about periodicals in the library
▪ Web Resources: Find out where to go to get reliable info online
▪ Citation Help: Access info on citing sources and using NoodleTools or RefWorks
▪ Test Prep: Set up a Learning Express account and access Teacher Exam Prep materials
▪ Related Guides: Links to assignment guides, course guides, writing research paper tips and more
▪ Ask Us: Contact for more help

Evaluating Sources

There's a lot of information out there, but not all of it is appropriate for your research. You'll need to evaluate what you find and an easy way to evaluate is with the TRAAP Test. TRAAP stands for Timeliness, Relevance, Authority, Accuracy and Purpose. Click on the PDF link below to learn more.

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