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EDUC970: Dissertation Literature Review: Critical Appraisal Tools

This guide contains information about databases, citation management tools, and search tips for the literature review.

Critical Appraisal

"Critical appraisal is the process of assessing and interpreting evidence, by systematically considering its validity, results and relevance to your own context." 

Source:  Critical Appraisals Skills Programme (CASP) glossary 

Critical Appraisal Tools

There are a number of critical appraisal checklists that have been developed by different organizations to help readers appraise the quality of an article.