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ENC0017C-Prof. Forbes

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?