Where it came from -- the author
information at face value it is important to do some investigating.
Learning about the author who is responsible for creating the resources is
essential in determining a sourceÂs reliability.
evaluating the author consider:
Who is the author?
Is the author
affiliated with an organization or institution?
What expertise or
authority does the author have on this topic?
find answers to these questions:
See what you can
find out about the authorÂs educational background,
work experience, and other writings. (Articles and books often include
Use the library
catalog or database to search for other writings by the author
Look for reviews
of the piece or of other writings by the same author