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Choosing & Using Sources: A Guide to Academic Research - Ohio State University

Choosing & Using Sources - A detailed research guide from Ohio State University.  (This is used in some BCC English classes) - Open Source Text

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Information Literacy

What is information literacy?
The ability to:

  • recognize your information need
  • locate,
  • evaluate,
  • and use information you find effectively

Evaluating Fake News Stories

Incorporating accurate information from reliable sources is very important when researching for your assignment.  Beware of fake news sites, "alternative facts", information on the web lacking sufficient documentation, and rumor.