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Writing the Annotated Bibliography: Credible Sources

Tips on creating annotated bibliographies.

What makes a source credible?

A credible source is one that the reader can trust. It is a good idea to create your bibliography and use the Citation Generator below to build your list.

Evaluating Electronic Sources

If you are going to create an annotated bibliography, it is important to sift through your sources; and make sure that they meet the credibility requirements. Read this website about evaluating sources to help you with this task.

The hardest type of material to evaluate is the website, journal or electronic resource. There are several evaluative tools that can be used to evaluate websites. Here are links to those two tests:

The CRAAP Test

The CARP Test

Using the CARP Test to Evaluate Sources

Using the CRAAP Test for Source Evaluation