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Organizing Research Materials
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Online Bulletin Boards
Create a board with links to important websites.
When completing the log, consider the following questions to guide your evaluation of sources.
• Relevance to your topic
• Relationship to other sources: agree, disagree, expand
• Is this information source reputable? Knowledgeable? Objective & disinterested? Remember to apply the SIFT Method.
• Affiliation/Sponsor: Is this a legitimate organization or publisher?
• Accuracy: Is the source well-written, logical, and consistent with other sources?
• Age: Is the source up-to-date?
• Bias v. Objectivity: Is the source conveying knowledge or selling a product/prejudice?