As part of the third step in Information Literacy, when choosing sources, it is important for you to evaluate each one to ensure that you have the best quality source for your project.
More information about Information Literacy.
Here are questions for you to consider when evaluating your sources:
CREDIBILITY, AUTHORITY, RELIABILITY, and VALIDITY
RADCAB is a mnemonic acronym for evaluating information created by Karen M. Christensson (http://www.radcab.com/)
R = Relevancy
A = Appropriateness
D = Detail
C = Currency
A = Accuracy
B = Bias
Is the information too vague or too specific?
What are the sources of information THEY used?
Fake news and false information is widely spread on the Internet. How can you tell if what you are reading is real? Here are some sources to help: