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Research Basics: an open academic research skills course

Lesson 3: Verifying online sources

In this lesson, you’ll learn how to assess the content of a website to determine whether it’s appropriate for your academic research. 

After watching the videos below, you can take the practice quiz for this lesson to test what you've learned. Take the quiz as many times as you need before moving on to the next lesson. You can download the script for the videos to help you study.

Practice Quiz

Watch the introduction to Lesson 3

Watch Part 1: What's out there - authority, bias and content

Watch Part 2: Finding additional support

Watch Part 3: Check the URL and perimeter

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