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SOCI 4080D Week 3 Assignment: Week 3 Assignment

Why Evaluate Resources?

In the 21st century it can be as challenging as ever to know which resources are reliable and appropriate for your research, and which are not.

Explore this guide to become familiar with various resource types, and methods for evaluating resources for credibility and quality.

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Evaluating resources webinar series

Video: What is this stuff? Identifying Materials in the Walden Library (YouTube) Note: The reference citations used as examples are in APA 6 style.

Recorded May 2018 (32 min 16 sec). 
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Video: The Three Ps of evaluation: Primary vs Secondary, Popular vs Scholarly, and Peer Review

Recorded June 12, 2018 (64 min 55 sec). 
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Video: What about stuff I find on the Internet? Knowing when to use and trust what you find on the Internet (YouTube)

Recorded August 2018 (59 min 53 sec)
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Video: Right resource, right time: How to evaluate Library materials (YouTube)

Recorded July 2018 (45 min 11 sec)
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