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ENC 1101 - Prof. Thibodeau

What are the criteria for evaluating information?

Criteria
Questions to Consider
   Author
   Is the author an expert on the subject?
   Audience           
   Is the information from a popular or scholarly source?
   Relevance
   Does the content of the book/article discuss your research question?
   Bias       
   Does the author present information based on facts or opinion?
   Date   
   How recently was the book/article published?