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Librarians have prepared a number of activities to use in classes. These activities may be customized and used by course instructors themselves or course instructors can ask librarians to include these or similar activities in their library workshops.
Most of our available activities are found in the library's Information Literacy Toolkit organized by information literacy competency.
There are many things to consider when trying to discern if a source is reliable or not. Use the Google Slideshow below to learn more about assessing a source's credibility using the CABLES method. CABLES stands for Currency, Authority, Bias, Level, End-Goal, and Support.
This form will help you evaluate sources using the CABLES method.
Identifying Scholarly Information Module
This video examines scholarly information and its importance for college-level assignments. The module defines peer‑reviewed information and provides tips to differentiate scholarly journal articles from popular magazines and newspapers.