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What are the Author's credentials?
Is the author affiliated with an educational institution or prominent organization?
Is the relationship between the author and the institution clear?
Can you find information about the author from the source?
Is there an obvious bias or prejudice?
Are alternate points of view presented?
Is the author's purpose to sell, persuade, entertain or sell?
|Type of Work||What Is It||Who Wrote and Reviewed It|
|Tweet||Twitter messaged limited to 140 characters||Not reviewed|
|Blog||A personal account||Personal account, not reviewed|
|Wikipedia article||Online encyclopedia on basic subject areas||Written and edited by many|
|News article||Article about recent events||Written by journalists and reviewed by an editor|
|Scholarly book||Comprehensive information on a subject||Written and reviewed by experts|
|Scholarly article||Research article on a specific topic||Written and peer-reviewed by experts|