Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.
Middlesex University LogoMy Subject

Media: Evaluating your search results

Evaluating your search results

Image of question mark

Currency: How old is the information? When was it last updated and by whom?

Authority: Who is the author? What is their knowledge base/qualifications? How have they cariied out their research?

Intent: What is the purpose of the information e.g. financial gain, propaganda, academic etc?

Relevance: Is this what I need? Will it answer my question? Is it at the right level?

Objectivity: Balanced view? Opposing views represented? Links to supporting information?

image "Question ?" by Ninja M