This is your guide for your First-Year Foundations library instruction session. Here you'll find the links you need to follow along with the session.
As a reminder, here are the parts of SIFT:
In your group, answer the questions provided by following the provided links and having a conversation with each other.
Make sure at least one person in the group writes down some notes to each question.
After a while, we'll come back and discuss your findings with the rest of the class. You'll need to summarize what you found.
Don't forget that you can ask your librarian for help!
Based on your findings, should we trust this website as a source for our research? Talk us through your process to come to this decision.
Based on your findings, who do you believe is taking responsibility for authorship of this article? What can you say about the authority of authorship for this article? Describe how your investigation led to your conclusion.
Were you able to find trusted sources that reported similar stories? Discuss your process for making that decision.
Click on the links or look for references within the article to see the sources of their reporting.
Were you able to trace the facts and claims to their original sources of information? How credible and accurate were the claims made in the Guardian article? Discuss your process for making that decision.