As you evaluate, select, and use available resources, consider the following as you weigh their strengths and weaknesses.
Begin with the basics asking the 5 Ws (who, what, where, when, why) and How questions.
Most information sources will not be good or bad, but rather have characteristics that make it more credible and less credible. Learn more from this video by Northern Kentucky University.
Society's politicized treatment of environmental studies reveals how authority is influenced by both information and social context. When citing sources whose authority may be questioned in an academic context, it may be necessary to address its contributions to your research and concerns academic readers may have.