Critical Appraisal Tools

Lists of several tools:


Boynton, P. M. & Greenhalgh, T. (2004). Hands-on guide to questionnaire research: Selecting, designing, and developing your questionnaireBMJ, 328,1312.


Booth, A. & Brice, A. (2004) Appraising the evidence. In Booth, A. & Brice, A. (eds.)

Evidence based practice for information professionals: A handbook, London: Facet Publishing, 104-118.


CRiSTAL checklist on Appraising an Information Needs Analysis 


CRiSTAL checklist on Appraising a User Study [Word doc]  


Critical appraisal skills programme (CASP) critical appraisal tools based on study type!casp-tools-checklists/c18f8 


Glynn, L. (2006). A critical appraisal tool for library and information research. Library Hi Tech 24(3), 387-399.


Long, A.R. et al. (2002).  Health Care Practice R&D Unit Evaluation tool for quantitative studies. 


Long, A.R. et al. (2002). Health Care Practice R&D Unit Evaluation tool for mixed methods studies 


Koufogiannakis, D., Booth, A., & Brettle, A. (2006). Reliant: Reader's Guide to the Literature on Interventions Addressing the Need for Education and Training. Library & Information Research, 30,(94) 44-51. 


Morrison, J.M., Sullivan, F., Murray, E., & Jolly, B. (1999). Evidence-based education: Development of an instrument to critically appraise reports of educational interventions. Medical Education, 33, 890-893.


Worksheet for Critical Appraisal of Qualitative Research (McMaster University)