Consider the following questions to decide whether to include a particular source:
What are the author's credentials
|Currency||When was the source published?
Is it outdated?
Does it meet the time needs of your topic?
Does the author cite credible sources?
|Intended audience||Who is the intended audience? General public? Other scholars?|
|Objective/Purpose||What is the author's goal? To inform? To entertain? To influence opinion?|
|Relevancy||Is the source relevant to your topic?
Does it provide any new information about your topic?