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Career Exploration

Library and Internet resources to help you explore possible careers paths

SMART Method of Evaluating Sources

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Are you using SMART sources?

 

S Scope What is the scope of the article?  Does it cover the subject with enough depth and detail?
M Motivation What is the purpose of the article?  To sell you an idea or to inform?
A Authority
Accuracy
Who created the article, and what are the author's credentials?
Can the information be verified?
R Relevancy
Reliable
Is the content appropriate for your needs?  Do you have to have scholarly sources?
T Timely Is the content current?