Currency: The timeliness of the information
Relevance: The importance of the information for your needs
Authority: The source of the information
Accuracy: The reliability, truthfulness and correctness of the content
Purpose: The reason the information exists
In addition to using the databases, you will glean information from websites. You'll want to be sure to do an evaluation of the sites you choose to use. The CRAAP evaluation tool in the left-hand column is one method for evaluating sources.
Here are a few recommended websites:
The links in this box are to articles on the Reuters Health News site and updates automatically. This provides a sampling of articles on topics currently making news in your field.