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Evaluate Sources

In addition to finding sources, it's crucial we understand how to evaluate those sources. Use ABCD, CRAAP, and SIFT to evaluate different sources like academic journal articles, websites, magazines, and popular news sources.

Additional Resources

Are you ready for a more in-depth lesson on evaluating sources and becoming more media literate? Check out the linked resources below for more practice, detailed videos, and additional tools to keep in your information literacy toolkit.

Crash Course Media Literacy

Crash Course features high quality, entertaining educational videos on a variety of topics. Created by brothers Hank and John Green, Crash Course presents information in a fast-paced format. Crash Course: Media Literacy is a 12 episode series hosted by Jay Smooth, and takes you through the history and psychology of media.
Click this image to start the series:


InfoLit-Core is a learning platform developed by Credo Reference. Featuring tutorials, quizzes, and videos, this incredibly detailed information literacy and critical thinking course is perfect for learners ready for self-paced lessons. Click the image below to get started:

Be Media Smart

Media Literacy Ireland encourages citizens to BE MEDIA SMART and


Click the link above to read more about their national campaign to "help people tell the difference between reliable and accurate information and deliberately false or misleading information".