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Understanding Bias: Evaluating News & Scholarly Sources

Event Type
Conference/Workshop
Topic
research strategies
Sponsor
University Library - Scholarly Commons
Location
The workshop will be held in the Main Library, Library 314. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.
Date
Oct 16, 2017   2:00 - 3:00 pm  
Speaker
Research and Information Services
Cost
free
Registration
Registration
Contact
Scholarly Commons
E-Mail
sc@library.illinois.edu
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What makes a trustworthy source? Learn to wade through the various types of publications available to you as a researcher, and work to start identifying fallacies and viewpoints present in academic and journalistic writing. This hands-on workshop is a great introduction to analyzing the biases we encounter every day. http://guides.library.illinois.edu/mediabias

Developing better research skills is just a tweet away. Learn to find sources, manage information, and share your research with the world: https://twitter.com/IllinoisLibrary

 

ALL WORKSHOPS ARE SPONSORED BY THE GRADUATE COLLEGE AND RESEARCH AND INFORMATION SERVICES AND THE SCHOLARLY COMMONS, UNIVERSITY LIBRARY.

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