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CHEM 234 & 234W - Advanced Laboratory Techniques

Library resources to support the work of students in chm 234 & 234W.

Library Handouts for CHM234

Evaluating Sources for Credibility and Scholarship

Use currency, relevancy, authority, accuracy, and purpose to decide whether to use or cite a source.

Is the article popular or scholarly?

For internet sources, learn ways to spot bad science.  Stop, investigate the source, find additional coverage and trace to the original.  The context matters.  Learn more about how Wikipedia has value, especially in the references.