Credibility of Information Matters (03:32)
Volume of information makes it difficult to know which sources are relevant, credible, and current. Ethics and responsibility are important habits to build.
Internet Domain Types and Credibility (04:42)
Adding known credible sources is a good way to narrow a search. A domain suffix can reveal what type of website the information was created on.
Credibility of Authors and Age of Information (04:05)
Credible sources are written by reputable experts. Responsible authors cite sources. Pay attention to the creation date of information.
Objectivity and Accuracy of Sources (03:11)
Credible sources should be objective and impartial with no bias or agenda. Accurate information should include sources and references.
Evidence-Based Credibility (03:30)
CRAAP stands for currency, relevance, accuracy, authority, and purpose. This acronym can be used to test for credibility.
Credibility of Online Libraries (02:04)
School and public libraries are the safest way to find useful information because they are vetted by online databases.
Researching with Wikipedia (05:38)
Users should be cautious about using this site for academic research. Anyone can contribute and edit information. It can be used to find credible sources.
Understanding types of domains can narrow searches. It is important to look at an author's credentials. Currency is important.
Credits: What’s Credible? (00:25)
Credits: What’s Credible?
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