Hoax? Scholarly Research? Personal Opinion? You Decide!

Group 1: Authority and Accuracy
Here are some questions you should consider when looking for authority and accuracy in your sources.
Who wrote this information?

Why should I believe what they say?

What is the background/credentials of the author(s)?

How can I verify if the information presented is true?

Originally created by Esther Grassian and Diane Zwemer. Revised by Michael Kirby 10/14/99; revised by Esther Grassian 01/05/06.