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ENG 101 / 102 / 103 / 104: English Composition: ENG 102 Park - Spring 2017

A guide for students who are in ENG 101 (or ENG 103) Composition I and ENG 102 Composition II (or ENG 104) at the University of Montevallo

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Citation

Library has copy in the Reference Collection on 1st floor
Ref. PN 203 .G53 2016

 

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Library Databases to consider for academic research

Evaluating News

Websites to help you evaluate fake or poorly reported news:

Politifact :  The Pulitzer Prize-winning fact-checking site, famous for its trademarked "Truth-o-Meter."

Snopes.comSnopes tracks down the truth about urban legends, gossip, and rumors on the internet.

SciCheck : Part of FactCheck.org, SciCheck focuses exclusively on false and misleading scientific claims that are made by partisans to influence public policy. It was launched in January 2015 with a grant from the Stanton Foundation.

Tips and Tricks

Google Search Tips

To find only government sources, try adding this at the end of your search terms :.gov
Example:
Climate Change :.gov

To find only organizations, try adding this at the end of your search terms :.org
Example:
Climate change:.org

To find only sites created by schools and colleges and universities, try adding this at the end of your search terms :.edu
Example:
Climate change:.edu

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Primary Sources

For Help

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Kathleen Lowe MLS
lowek@montevallo.edu

Office is in Carmichael Library 1st floor