Hoax? Scholarly Research? Personal Opinion? You Decide!

Information sources can be evaluated in the same way that websites can. Use the following website evaluation criteria to examine the quality of different information sources about technology.
Group 1: Authority and Accuracy

Group 2: Advocacy and Objectivity

Group 3: Currency and Coverage
After 15 minutes, you will present your evidence to the rest of the class.
Which information sources you use for a research paper? Why or why not?

Contact Info:
Karen Long
Adult Services Librarian
Farmington Public Library
kblong@infoway.org

Last updated Feb 2008. Originally created by Esther Grassian and Diane Zwemer. Revised by Michael Kirby 10/14/99; revised by Esther Grassian 01/05/06.