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ENC 1101 - Prof. Thibodeau: ENC1101

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Understanding Primary & Secondary Sources

Databases

Types of Articles

Types of Articles document

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What are the criteria for evaluating information?

Criteria

Questions to Consider

Author

Is the author an expert on the subject?

Audience 

Is the information from a popular or scholarly source?

Relevance

Does the content of the book/article discuss your research question?

Bias       

Does the author present information based on facts or opinion?

Date   

How recently was the book/article published?

Sites to Help You Evaluate News Sources

AllSides.com   “Unlike regular news services, AllSides exposes bias and provides multiple angles on the same story so you can quickly get the full picture, not just one slant.”  More about  AllSides’ bias ratings http://www.allsides.com/bias/about-bias  

FactCheck.org Read About FactCheck.org at http://www.factcheck.org/about/our-mission/  Includes SciCheck

Fact-Checking Research. American Press Institute

Inskeep, Steve. (2016, December 11). A finder's guide To facts. NPR.org