Source Evaluation & Annotated Bibliographies: ACCURACY of a Source

Source Accuracy

Is this information vetted and how scholarly is it? Can it be verified?

 

  1. Where does the information come from?
     
  2. Is the information supported by evidence?
     
  3. Has the information been reviewed or refereed?
     
  4. Can you verify any of the information in another source or from personal knowledge?
     
  5. Does the language or tone seem unbiased and free of emotion?
     
  6. Are there spelling, grammar or typographical errors?

Examples

Poor Research Revealed

Weakness of "Social Media" and Big Data?