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AIS 101: Adult Learning: Step 5: Reassess Your Information Needs

A brief guide to library resources for students in AIS 101: Theories and Principles of Adult Learning at the University of South Alabama.


Once you have gathered and examined your information, it's time to reassess what you have found, and whether it meets your information needs. Are there other types of information you need to seek out? Is there a particular type of information you are having trouble finding? Remember that you can get help with this from a reference librarian.

It's also time to revisit your thesis statement or research question. Have you been able to find the information you need to support your thesis statement? You may need to reconsider your thesis in light of the evidence you've gathered.


  • Take another look at your information needs and thesis statement.
  • Repeat steps 3-4 if necessary