In any research, it is important to think before you choose your sources. The resources below will help you find appropriate and quality sources. Taking notes as you evaluate will also help you write your annotated bibliography.
Checklists and Other Resources to Help You Evaluate
Peer Review ... What does that mean?
- Is an author listed? What are the author's credentials? Does the author provide contact information?
- Has the author taken care to check for misspelling, poor grammar, etc.?
- Is the date of the site current?
- Is the information complete and not too vague?
- Does the author acknowledge all views?
- Is the author fair and objective?
- Is the author concerned with the truth?
- Does the author provide support for the information?
- Are the sources listed?
- Are there other resources with similar information?
Robert Harris, http://www.virtualsalt.com/evalu8it.htm