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Reference

Evaluating Sources

1. Who

Who is the author? Are they an expert?


2. What 

What information is provided? Is this information consistent with other sources?


3. When

When was the information published?


4. Where

Where did the author find their information? Is there a bibliography or works cited list? 


5. Why

Why did the author publish this information? (To educate or inform? To persuade? To sell a product?)


Adapted from Kathy Schrock's Critical Evaluation resources.

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