When searching for information online, it's important to think critically about the sources you use. Unfortunately, not everything you find online is accurate, or reliable.
We've linked to a few different tools and guides below that you can use to critically examine and evaluate information online. Each tool has a slightly different angle and tips/tricks, but the end-goal is the same. You should pick and choose based on your preferences, assignment and type of information you're evaluating.
Website Evaluation: CRAAP Test
Use the criteria below to evaluate the appropriateness of a website for academic research.