Evaluating Sources

Evaluating Sources has changed format. Please read over the instructions below before starting. If you have any questions, please contact the Research Librarians at library@erau.edu 

Course Technical Requirements

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Course Description

The Hunt Library's Evaluating Sources is an online tutorial designed to familiarize you with the criteria used to determine the credibility and reliability of sources used in the research process.

Course Format

The course is one module. If you cannot complete all of Evaluating Sources at once, when you revisit the page, the course software will remember where you left off. A quiz will appear after you complete the module. Completing and passing the quiz is necessary to receive a certificate of completion. Once the quiz is complete, the certificate will appear on the screen and be emailed to you.

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Instructions for Faculty

The Evaluating Sources module was designed to provide students with a module which would reinforce the concepts of choosing credible and reliable sources. After completing the training, students will be emailed certificates of completion. If you choose to make this required training for your students, students who have completed the course should be able to supply you with an electronic copy of their certificate of completion.

Questions and Comments

Please help us improve Evaluating Sources by sending any questions or comments you may have to the Research Librarians at library@erau.edu. You may also comment at the end of the quiz.