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Research Skills Rubric

  

Spalding University Library
Research Skills Rubric
                      Name:________________________      Librarian:__________________________
Professor: _____________________________
 

Criteria 4 points 3 points 2 points 1 point Points Given
Student decides on a topic Student develops a search strategy with keywords and synonyms for their keywords Students generate a search strategy with keywords Students cannot develop a search strategy and require assistance Students cannot develop a search strategy at all  
Student finds sources on their topic. Student finds 4 sources. Student finds 3 sources. Student finds 2 sources. Students find 1 source.  
Student recognizes the difference in quality between scholarly, peer-reviewed articles and popular articles. Student can list 4 criteria of quality to look for and state whether their sources have such qualities. Student can list 3 criteria of quality to look for and state whether their sources have such qualities. Student can list 2criteria of quality to look for and state whether their sources have such qualities. Student can only list one criteria and/or cannot state whether these qualities exist in their sources.