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Research Guides

STLC 102 - Career Awareness (Spring 2018)

5Ws and H


  • Who wrote the article/book/information?
  • What are that person's credentials? 
  • Which organization is publishing the work?


  • What is the purpose of the publication?  
  • What information does the author present?
  • What information isn't presented?


  • Where can I find more information about the topic?
  • Does the article have citations that I can follow to find more information?
  • Where does the information in the article come from?


  • Is the information presented current?
  • Has the information been updated recently?


  • Why is this information better than other available sources?
  • Why does this article support or undermine your research hypothesis?


  • How does this relate to what you already know?