Skip to Main Content
Link to Clark Family Library

FYS 199-11 Dissent and Resistance (Ryan) Fall 2022: Home

Evaluating News Sources

Evaluation Scorecard

Information to consider about sources you find:

  • What kind of source is it? (book, journal article, website, etc.)
  • Is it popular or scholarly?
  • When was it written?
  • What do you know about the author?
  • What do you know about the publication? Can you find information about the publication's mission, purpose or values on their website?
  • Does the author document their sources?
  • How objective is the content? What kind of descriptive language does the author use? 


General Search

News Sources

Library Orientation

Exterior of Clark Family Library

Check out our Library Orientation site to:

  • Learn about the building layout with floor maps
  • How to navigate the Library's website
  • Use your library account to reserve & renew items
  • Find ways to get help in person and online

Library Director

Profile Photo
Ronalee Ciocco
Clark Family Library
724-503-1001, ext. 3039