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Information Literacy Tutorial

Our Library's tutorial covers: research skills, critical thinking and information literacy.

Learning Objectives 


At the end of Part 7, you will be able to:

  • Evaluate the reliability of an information source in terms of the entities and/or organizations who published the information source, and the reputations for quality and integrity of those entities/organizations
  • Evaluate the authority of an information source in terms of the author's expertise and publication history
  • Understand bias and agenda, and detect when there is strong potential for them in an information source
  • Locate reviews of information sources, and know when it is necessary to check these
  • Evaluate the validity of an information source from a general scholarly perspective about what constitutes valid knowledge
  • Evaluate the accuracy of an information source against other information sources