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Library Workshops: 4: Bias, Misinformation & Choosing Sources

Upcoming Schedule (click 'Register' link below): all Workshops go 7 to 8 pm (US EST)

Workshop Description

Research Workshop 4 looks at reference mining and how to evaluate information sources for reliability and accuracy.

Learning Objectives: in this workshop you will learn how to...

  • Understand how human biases play a part in the creation of information as well as its consumption.
  • Use reference mining techniques in order to identify relevant information sources on your topic and get a better idea of which ones might more well regarded in the field.
  • Use information evaluation techniques in order to weed out sources of misinformation and or confirm that the sources chosen are reliable and effective for your research needs.