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Copy of College Writing: Using Sources: What Is a Credible Source?

What is a credible source

Thinking about credibility

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Video: Evaluating Sources

Let's practice!

You've brainstormed some evaluation strategies and learned useful criteria for evaluating sources. Now let's try evaluating a real source. Click the "Evaluate a Source" button to open a short tutorial that will put your skills into practice.

Evaluate a Source

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Did you complete the Credible Sources brainstorming activity at the top of this page? Have you watched the Evaluating Sources Video? Did you complete and submit the Evaluate a Source tutorial? Then you're ready to advance to the next page!