Validating Sources

Getting search results is the easy part of your research. You can type almost anything into Google or a database and get results. The more challenging task if is analyzing your resources–validating them.

Is it a good resource?

Use the acronym RADCAB to help you answer that question.

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Is it fake?

Finally, even if your source passes all these tests you must be aware of the many illegitimate sources of information that are appearing online. These spurious sources include satire sites and fake news sites.

What is fake news

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