ARTICLE evaluation calculator
Use this form to help you determine the value of an article from a journal, newspaper or magazine. Type your name, ID, and topic. Then, click in the spaces to fill out the rest of the
form. At the bottom is space for you to write your own evaluative summary.
Complete the information below and see a citation appear underneath. You will need to edit for APA
accuracy. If it is a newspaper article your citation will be slightly different so please use the APA style guide.
Citation . (). . . (). . Retrieved , from .
Date of article
Title of article
Title of journal
Date retrieved ( if found on the Web)
URL or Name of Database
Criteria Click to pick
Audience multiple audiences
Authority reasonable: author listed with some related qualifications or experience
Bibliography short bibliography or reference list
Use to give examples
Fairness balanced viewpoint
Currency not sure
Content Coverage not long, but covers the topic well
Student Rating Ok. There is some useful information.
Final score 55
Final evaluation Pretty good