ELIS Reliability

In this video, we continue to explore the components that make up the C.R.A.P. Test. Reliability looks at the type of information included in a resource, is the content opinion? Is it balanced? Are references to the information provided by the creator? This is the fifth video in theĀ Everyday Life Information Seeking Series.

The Reliability of Information video for the ELIS series

Link to the transcript for this video.


Use the comment section to consider the following questions and apply them to your own information community or information need.

  1. What kind of information is included in the resource?
  2. Is the content of the resource primarily opinion? Is it balanced?
  3. Does the creator provide references or sources for data or quotations?

Once you are finished with this post, feel free to continue to the next post on the topic of Authority which can be found here.

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