• Explain the criteria that should be used when determining the credibility of journal articles as well as websites.
• Support your explanations with references to the literature or research articles that describe criteria that should be used to determine credibility.
.In general parlance, articles from scholarly, peer reviewed, academic and referred journals are thought to be more credible than articles from popular or trade journals since they usually pass through rigorous review process and have several reference or citations. In the search for credible journals and websites, there several criteria that is used to achieve such ends. This can take the form of evaluating the qualities of a credible source which include timeliness, authority, audience, relevance and perspective.