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How to Evaluate Information Sources: Scholarly vs Popular Sources

Popular vs. Scholarly Sources

This video by the now-defunct Cooperative Library Instruction Project and hosted by the Montana State University Billings Library is intended to teach students the differences between popular and scholarly articles. It includes a quiz to test your knowledge.

Why Can't I Just Google?

How to Evaluate Popular Internet Resources

This video by the now-defunct Cooperative Library Instruction Project and hosted by the Downs-Jones Library teaches students how to effectively evaluate sources that they find on the Internet, including how to find a webpage's author, its potential biases, objectivity vs personal opinion, accuracy of sources, and currency of information.