State the author(s) of the source and their authority. State whether this is a primary source or a secondary source. State if this is an academic source. Summarize each source: What are the main arguments? What is the point of this book or article? What topics are covered? If someone asked what this article/book is about, what would you say? Assess each source: After summarizing a source, evaluate it. Is it a useful source? How does it compare with other sources you’ve found? Is the information reliable?
Is this source biased or objective? What is the goal of this source? Reflect: Once you’ve summarized and assessed a source, you need to ask how it fits into your research. Was this source helpful to you? How does it help you shape your argument? How can you use this source in your research project? Has it changed how you think about your topic? Write a paragraph for each source that answers all the questions above.For more information on Sources read this: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Source