CredibilityA credible resource is one that is deserving of belief. A credible resource may provide incorrect or misleading information, but it is much less likely to do so than is a resource that lacks credibility.
What could go wrong?
You may run into a number of problems if you use information that does not come from credible sources.
How to avoid it:
Use the signs of a credible source to determine whether a work deserves your consideration or not.
What to look for!
Signs of a Credible Source:
Sources of information can usually be determined to be credible or not by considering who is responsible for the information in it, who made it available, and where you learned about it:
• Signs of a credible author
• Signs of a credible publisher
• Signs of a credible referring source