Information Credibility Evaluation

IORG: A Guide to Information Literacy

4 steps of information credibility evaluation

  1. Identify factual statements and opinions contained in information
  2. Verify correctness and completeness of the source and content of the provided facts
  3. Consider reasonableness of opinion based on provided facts
  4. Determine information credibility
  5. Observe other characteristics (optional additional step)


Full evaluation methodology available in IORG’s book “A Guide to Information Literacy”, chapter 4.