Before you can cite your sources, you need to know if you have chosen the best sources for your paper. Use the videos, links, and other tools on this page to help you determine which sources are worth using in your paper and which sources you should disregard. Remember, to ask your instructor about using a mix of source types for your paper whether they are scholarly, popular, or web sources
|Use simple language|
|1 to 2 pages in length|
|Few if no references|
|Usually not divided into sections|
|Examples: Time, Cosmopolitan, Maxim|
T Topic- make sure your resources are on topic
A Authority- make sure the resources you choose have authority.
C Current-make sure the resources you choose are current.
O Objective-make sure the resources you choose are objective
Evaluating all sources
"Tips for Evaluating Resources." Bedford/St. Martin's. Hacker Handbooks, 2011. Web. 15 Aug. 2012.