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What is Credible?: Credible Sources

Sometimes you need credible sources but not necessarily scholarly sources.  You're probably, what's the difference?  In most ways they are the same.  Scholarly sources are always considered credible sources but not all credible sources are scholarly.  Credible sources can relate to any type of source, websites, books, interviews, film or articles.  In order to determine if a source is credible you need to pay special attention to the details.  You need to evaluate the source very carefully. 

 Apply the criteria listed below.  You should be able to answer each of the 6 questions.  Review your answers and decide if the information presented is credible.

Is it Credible?

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