T.A.P. Test: Timeliness, Authority and Purpose
Timeliness or currency
Is the resource dated?
Who wrote it? What are their credentials
What is the quality of the writing?
Purpose or Objectivity
Is there an ulterior motive?
Is it educational in nature?
Is there a lot of advertising?
Other criteria to consider:
The following is a select listing of journals as well as popular magazines available either through Brookens Library or from the web.