As you are reading responses and searching through the database, you occasionally might come across a source that you consider deactivating. Before you do so, consider if annotating the source's profile might be a better idea. Your instinct may be to deactivate someone if they are emailing you a lot, or providing possible false information, but we've cultivated a list of criteria for when to deactivate a source. Suggested criteria for deactivating sources is as follows.
Deactivate someone if they are:
-a proven liar
-stalking a staff member
-posing some sort of a threat to someone
Here are directions on how to deactivate a source:
If they are none of these things, but you do want to make a note on that person's record in AIR, use the annotations feature.
Here are directions on how to annotate a source's profile: