Analyzing scholarly sources.Home / Analyzing scholarly sources. Helps you to evaluate a source for reliability and usefulness. Suggests some techniques for evaluating sources. Discusses some approaches to evaluating sources for reliability. Suggests a series of questions you will want to answer while evaluating a scholarly article before you begin comparing and synthesizing it with other sources. Introduces some of the ways you can begin to assess the significance of a source and answers some common questions about important techniques for evaluating sources. Teaches you to locate an article and assess its significance with regards to a topic by looking at the other scholarly sources it draws upon.