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Go to the Source: Finding Credible Sources

In college, we strive to use credible sources in papers because it allows the writer and the reader to remain confident in the information with which they are working.

How to find a credible source

Sometimes, credible sources can be tricky to find. Here is a checklist you can use when determining whether the source you are using is


Why use credible sources?

Using a credible source to support your work is important because it shows that you put in the time and effort to do research and that you know what you are writing about in your assignment. When your source is not credible, your own writing will lack credibility as well.

Finding credible sources continued...

To find credible sources, you should start by searching the RC Library Databases. If you have questions about sources, contact an RWC tutor today!

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