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Social Work: Useful Websites

Evaluating Information

Wherever you get your information from it is important that you evaluate the quality of the information. There are many factors that you need to consider when assessing the quality of the information, such as currency, the authority of the writer ...

Information Source Evaluation Matrix - click here to view

Here is a link to the Information Source Evaluation Matrix (click on picture), a useful guide that takes you through the factors you need to consider to assess the quality of information you are relying on.

Key websites

Health & Social Care

Statistics and Data

SCIE Research Resources

SCIE research briefings provide concise summaries of the research evidence.

The research mindedness resource will help you make use of research in your studies and your practice.