Regardless of where you are getting your information, you need to be aware of a few simple attributes about whatever information you are using.
When evaluating information, here are five helpful considerations:
Currency: timeliness of the information.
Relevance: importance of the information for your need.
Authority: source of the information.
Accuracy: reliability, truthfulness, correctness.
Purpose: reason that the information exists.
S = Strengths ( internal )
W = Weaknesses ( internal )
O = Opportunities ( external )
T = Threats ( external )
Business Source Complete will likely provide you with a very good portion of the literature (scholarly, trade, popular) or SWOT examples that you will need for your research.
It is helpful to include the permalink along with the APA formatted citation to the resources that you will be using as part of your research.
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