Answered By: Priscilla Coulter Last Updated: Jan 16, 2023 Views: 13010
When you are looking at a source for clues in determining whether or not it is appropriate to use in a college research assignment, there are several important criteria to keep in mind:
- authority (is the author an expert?)
- accuracy (is the information correct?)
- objectivity (is the information unbiased?)
- currency (is the information up to date?)
The following FAQs will help you critically evaluate your sources:
Also: remember to double-check your assignment instructions, to make sure you are allowed to use open websites as a source. If you need scholarly sources, click here for tips.
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