After completing this module, you will be able to:
Identify and apply the six ways to evaluate sources: who, what, where, when, how, and why?
Evaluating the source of your information can be just as important in our everyday research as it is with academic research. In the current era of technology, it can sometimes be difficult to discern what is truth, what is opinion, and what is categorically false without knowing where the information came from. It is important to evaluate your sources to determine if they are reliable and credible or not.
Click each item's “Access” button to open and view it in a new window. If you are off-campus, you will be taken to the CCAC login page to sign in.
Tutorials will have navigation links across the top that you will use to advance through the pages. They
will look similar to this:
After completing the tutorial, close the browser tab or window to return back to this page.
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