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If you haven't gone through the section on Evaluating Your Sources, please go there now and then return to Finding Books - Evaluating.
Use the example below of a book record from the library catalog to practice evaluating a book.
Now that you've evaluated the record for the book to make sure it's worth grabbing off the shelf, you'll want to evaluate the actual book.
Evaluating the physical book:
As you read the book continue to evaluate the author's ideas and arguments.
Now that you've evaluated your book, if you've decided to use it, you'll need to Cite It.