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Evaluating Information: Overview

Resources for evaluating information to determine its reliability


  • Evaluating Information: how to evaluate if sources are trustworthy using the SIFT method, judging if a website is reliable, and information on confirmation bias
  • Types of Information: overview of scholarly versus popular sources, what constitutes primary, secondary, and tertiary sources, and examples of different types of sources and their advantages and disadvantages
  • Evaluating Images: how to find where an image came from and how to tell if it is manipulated


Buzz Aldrin on the Moon by Alice Klarke (photomontage)
College for Creative Studies website