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University Advancement Library Resources: Evaluating Information

Criteria for Evaluating Information

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  • ØAuthority - Who wrote it?
  • ØObjectivity - Any possible biases?
  • ØQuality - How well is it written?
  • ØCoverage - Is it relevant and corroborate other resources?
  • ØCurrency - Is it current?
  • ØRelevance - Does it match your research needs?


Evaluating Information

Identifying Credible Web Sites

Link to Identifying Credible Web Sites video

Quick video on how to critically examine a Web site

Subject Guide

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Breezy Silver
Gast Business Library
Law College Building
Michigan State University
648 N. Shaw Lane, Room 50
East Lansing, MI 48824
Phone: (517) 432-4181
Subjects: Business, Economics