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ENG 101 Prof Emanuele1: Is this a Reputable Source

Research Assignment: Educational Experiences

How to Tell if a Source is Reputable


Author bio at beginning or end of article—are they an expert on the topic?—affiliated with a university?

■ Published in an academic journal. Usually long, detailed, & hard to read.

■ Usually has an abstract, and will always have works cited/references— where they got their information.