Skip to Main Content

ENGL 2010 Thornley: Library Day Activities

[ENGL|2010|Rosa Thornley]

Library Day 1

The Evaluation Wheel is one strategy you can use for evaluating information - it asks you to:

  • Stop!
    • Check your emotions - how does this source make you feel? 
    • Check prior knowledge - what do you already know about this topic?
  • Who is the author?
  • What is the author's main claim?
  • Where was it published?
  • Why is this source useful?

To see the Evaluation Wheel as an infographic, go to our Evaluating Information Library Guide

Let's apply this strategy to the following examples: 

Library Day 2