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ENGL202: English Composition II


The next step after you've found resources is to evaluate them using criteria like currency, reliability, authority, and purpose. The materials below will teach you strategies and concepts to help you think critically about information sources and choose the best information sources to meet your information needs.


Evaluating Sources

  • This video will help you critically evaluate sources using criteria like authority, currency, and accuracy. (3 minutes 47 seconds)

What is authority?

  • This video will discuss what authority is and how it relates to your research projects. (3 minutes 55 seconds)

Evaluating Internet Sources

C - Currency

R - Reliability

A- Authority

P - Purpose/Point of View