FKCC Library Resources Comp I (DS)Presentation Transcript
English Comp I
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to use for research.
Your professor asked you to use scholarly
What are scholarly articles?
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Be sure to evaluate your sources
Is the information accurate?
Can you verify the information in another source?
Does the page cite well-known sources or
Is the author identified?
Is there reason given to assume that the author is
an authority in the subject?
Does the author provide contact information?
If the author is identified as a corporation or
organization is there information available about
the reliability of the group?
Is the information current?
When was the web site created? When was it last
Are the links working?
Point of View/Bias
Is the primary purpose of the site advertising or
is it informational?
Does the information contradict something you
already know or have learned from another
Does the author have an agenda or trying to sway
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