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CARRDSS—Source Evaluation Tool
Summarize the source in 1-3 sentences. Be sure to include the author, title and news agency or sponsor, and identify the bias or stance if relevant.
Credibility: What is the author’s/organization’s background, education, experience, publications?
Accuracy: Show evidence of the source’s accuracy of information, correct conventions.
Reliability: What is the source’s bias? Show evidence.
Relevance: How does this source address the topic or inform your stance on this issue you are researching? How will you use it?
Date: What is the publication/update date of this information? Is its timeliness relevant?
Sources: What are the source’s sources of information? Show evidence of in-body quotes, in-text citations, bibliography.
Scope and Purpose: For what purpose was the source created? For what audience demographics? (Who reads this and why?)
Write the source citation information in correct MLA format here: