When evaluating ANY source use the 5w's questions to guide you through the process. You want to find sources that are fair, accurate, unbiased, current, and published by a reliable person/organization.
Who - Who produced the information? What are the author's credentials? Who maintains/owns the webpage?
What - What is the format of the source? Is the source stylistically consistent (font, spacing, etc.)? Are there numerous sponsored advertisements?
When - When was the webpage last updated? Does the webpage, book, article have a publication/copyright date? Is the information current enough for your topic?
Where - Where does the information come from? Does the webpage cite or link to its sources? Are those sources from reliable or reputable authors or institutions? Does the source have a works cited page or bibliography?
Why - Who is the intended audience? What is the purpose of the information? Does the information rely upon facts or opinions? Can you determine a possible bias?
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