Currency of Information
How recently has the information been published and updated?
What are the credentials and expertise of the person who created/wrote the information?
Is the information biased? Is it factual but undocumented? Or is it correctly cited? Does it match what you find in other credible sources?
Why does the information exist? Why did the author put it online?
Is it related to your topic and audience?
View the Evaluating Sources Rubric and Evaluating Sources Powerpoint for more information!
Page last updated February 2012