• Evaluating Websites

    Abraham Lincoln



    How To Know If a Source is Reliable

    How to Evaluate Sources for Reliability




    Use the C.A.R.S. checklist to evaluate every website you use for research

    C - Credibility - Who wrote the information on the website? Are they a credible authority?

    A - Accuracy - Is the information current, complete, and correct?

    R - Reasonableness - Is the source truthful and unbiased?

    S - Support - Does the website have verifiable information? Is there a bibliography or list of sources?