Research Workshop 3 looks at reference mining and how to evaluate information sources for reliability.
Learning Objectives: in this workshop you will learn how to...
- Use reference mining techniques in order to identify relevant information sources on your topic and get a better idea of which ones are more well regarded in the field.
- Use information evaluation techniques in order to confirm that the sources chosen are reliable and effective for your research needs.
- Identify the differences between primary and secondary information sources in order to choose sources that are most appropriate to the task at hand.
- Use the Cite and personal folder functions within OneSearch and other library search tools.