Welcome to the Evaluating Information research guide for SCI 150. The purpose of this guide is to help you to develop the skills that you need to assess the credibility, validity, and quality of information resources. We will spend most of today's session looking at a specific set of techniques for evaluating online information.
Would you know what to do if your professor asked you to:
At the end of this session, you will be familiar the things that we look for in science literature to determine whether or not:
Credible: offering reasonable grounds for being believed (Merriam-Webster)