Basic Search Tips
The timeliness of the information.
The importance of the information for your needs.
The source of the information.
The reliability, truthfulness, and correctness of the informational content.
The reason the information exists.
Adapted from "Evaluating Information – Applying the CRAAP Test." 29 Sept. 2009. Meriam Library, California State University, Chico. Web. 3 Sept. 2010.
Other criteria to consider: