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Evaluating Sources: STAR Criteria

Source: 

  • Who is providing this information (e.g., creator + publisher)?
  • What are their credentials?
  • What is their purpose?

Timeliness: 

  • When was it created / published / updated?
  • Does the date fit within your assignment requirements?
  • Does currency matter for your topic?

Accuracy:

  • What kind of evidence is being presented?
  • Where does this evidence come from?
  • Are there obvious errors (spelling, format, etc.)?

Relevance

  • Does this resource meet your assignment needs?
  • What purpose does it fill?
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