There are many different methods of source evaluation available using catchy acronyms like the CRAAP test and SIFT. Regardless of which method you use, what is important is that you always need to consider the source of your information as it relates to your research project and assignment.
Some criteria to consider when evaluating sources are
Watch this video to learn about one method for evaluating web sources called lateral reading. Instead of just examining the source itself (internally), this method asks you to search for information about your source across multiple websites (laterally).