Look to see if the article has:
Peer reviewed articles will follow the above format, but so will other articles. To double-check whether an article is peer reviewed or not, copy and paste the title of the publication into the Ulrichsweb database and look for the referee jersey symbol.
Use the criteria below to help you evaluate a source. As you do, remember:
Criteria to consider:
Different types of studies are considered to have different levels of quality of evidence. The pyramid below shows the general ranking of studies by the quality of evidence they are anticipated to contain.
Adapted from Walden University's Evidence-Based Practice Research: Levels of Evidence Pyramid
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