You can evaluate any source using the 5 W's:
The Evaluating Information guide covers lateral reading, fact-checking, how to Google like a pro, and more.
Use the ABC test as a quick way to help you determine the credibility of an information source such as a website, article, or book.
"The first step in countering confirmation bias is to recognize it in ourselves. Then we can guard against it by getting our news from a wide range of credible sources, reading opinion columns from a variety of viewpoints, and including these varied perspectives in our social media posts."
From the News Literacy Project - "Don't Let Confirmation Bias Narrow Your Perspective."
CARDIO = Currency. Authority. Relevance. Documentation. Information Type. Objectivity.
This is another method that you can use to evaluate resources. It is more thorough than the ABC Test in that is asks you more questions in order to help you determine if a resource is right for your project.
Adapted from the C.A.R.D.I.O. Evaluation Handout by Hamlett and Lacey, Guttman Community College OER collection in CUNY Academic Works and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 4.0 License.