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Research Skills for First-Year Seminars (FSEMs)


⭐ This section is required for all FSEM students ⭐

Evaluating Sources

Not every source is worth citing.  Evaluate the sources you find, and decide for yourself which ones to trust. How do you evaluate a source? Watch this video.

How Misinformation Spreads

These days, anyone can share information with millions of people, with just the click of a button. Misinformation spreads fast. This makes it critically important for you to evaluate sources before you use them in your writing.

This short video provides examples of how misinformation spreads.