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Understanding Source Materials

  • There are credible sources and non-credible sources.

  • Differentiating between credible and non-credible sources is a skill that can be learned.

  • Understanding the difference between websites and online databases is important.

  • What makes a source credible? (Remember CARRDS)

  • You do not need to question if database sources are credible. They have been curated and vetted by experts, while it's not always clear who authored or published a website.

  • What is the difference between searching on the internet and on an online database? 

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