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LIBRARY VISIT I Gentile

Evaluating News Sources

  • Group 1:  search “National Survey: Americans Agree with Trump on National Anthem” in Google
  • Group 2:  search “Action-Movie Star Steven Seagal Believes In Free Speech, But Not ‘Disgusting’ NFL Protests” in Google
  • Group 3:  search “Trump, NFL Trade Barbs as Clash Over Protests Continues” on ProQuest National Newspapers 
  • Annotate your news source by answering questions

Look for Sources on your Topic

  • CQ Researcher(library database for in depth reports on social issues or Gale Opposing Viewpoints (library database for short articles on controversial issues) - find at least one article 
  • SuperSearch (searches multiple library databases) - find a least one scholarly (peer reviewed) article
 

LIBRARY VISIT II Gentile

Preparing for Research

  • What do you already know?
  • What sources/evidence do you already have?
  • Search Terms:  keywords, authors, organizations, events, etc.

Tools vs. Sources

Annotate your sources

     

    WHAT IS THE RIGHT SEARCH TOOL FOR YOUR TOPIC?

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