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What's considered a credible source?
Last Updated: Feb 15, 2012 | 273 Views
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The credibility of a source can be determined by asking some tough questions: Who is the author? What are his or her credentials? For what purpose was the text created--entertainment, research, editorial musing? Is there a bibliography or notes showing you their research? See this detailed list for more criteria. Remember, you must use credible sources in order to be considered one yourself!