Accuracy & Credibility Assessment

REMEMBER TO CHECK THE SOURCE’S CREDIBILITY.  Here are some tips:

1.  How did you find it?

2.  Is the site reputable?

3.  Is the site and information current?

Sources for evaluation criteria:

Avery, Susan. “Evaluating Internet Sources.” University Library. University of Illinois, 29 Aug. 2012. Web. 09 Dec. 2013. <http://www.library.illinois.edu/ugl/howdoi/webeval.html>.

“Evaluating Information: Applying the CRAAP Test.” California State University, Chico, 2010. Web. 11 Dec. 2013. <http://www.csuchico.edu/lins/handouts/eval_websites.pdf>.

“Evaluating Sources Overview.” Purdue OWL. Purdue University, 2013. Web. 10 Dec. 2013. <https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/553/01/>.