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We make decisions all the time in our lives. When you are looking for information sources to inform a decision, how do you determine if it's credible and/or authoritative? Click through the images in the table of contents below (or in the tabs above) to work through different evaluation strategies.

Evaluating Sources Table of Contents

Blue arrow shape with text saying Information Need and Context with an image of a book, reading glasses, and a watch underneath
Blue arrow shape with the words who wrote this source followed by an image of a drawn hand drawing a hot air balloon
Blue arrow with text saying fact checking online sources followed underneath by an image with the SIFT acronym Stop, Investigate the Source, Find Trusted Coverage, Trace Claims, Quotes, and the Media to their original context