There's a lot of junk on the internet. Are you finding the best material for your assignment?
- Currency - is the date it was published appropriate for your needs?
- Relevance - is it relevant to your topic?
- Authority - who is telling you this information? (a scholar? a journalist?)
- Audience - who is this written for? (the general public? scholars? government officials?)
- Purpose - why was this published? (to inform? to persuade?)
For more info, check out our guide on Reading Digital Content.