Take a moment to read about SIFT and the Four Moves. In this section we’ll demonstrate these strategies with a sample website. In the following section you’ll apply these strategies to evaluating a website.
SIFT is a helpful acronym for initially evaluating source credibility. SIFT (from Mike Caulfield) stands for:
Modified from Mike Caulfield's SIFT (Four Moves), which is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Later, when you determine that a source is worth your time, you can analyze the source's content more carefully.