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Chapter 7:
Evaluating Information


You should now be able to:

  • Evaluate information in terms of relevancy and timeliness.
  • Examine information sources for their reliability, comprehensiveness, accuracy, and authority.
  • Understand the difference between primary and secondary sources.
  • Determine the difference between fact, opinion, and propaganda.
  • Recognize bias in information sources.

Expert Advice

For more information, check out the second video in the Research Skills for Students series. It's called Evaluating Sources.


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