Source Evaluation Series Week 8: The Top Question

Throughout the Source Evaluation Series, I received multiple queries. Some of them were site specific and I answered these individually. If you did not receive a response by now, I apologize profusely. Please send me a follow-up request and I will reply by the end of the week. In this post, I want to focus … Continue reading Source Evaluation Series Week 8: The Top Question

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Source Evaluation Series Week 7: Privacy Policy Review

In my last post, the Source Evaluation Series covered the accuracy of claims appearing on the American Lung Association website,* as well as how one should evaluate accuracy for other websites. This week, we are covering privacy policies and online privacy in general. When you access the internet, you leave yourself vulnerable. Of course, many … Continue reading Source Evaluation Series Week 7: Privacy Policy Review

Source Evaluation Series Week 6: Realism of Claims

In my last Source Evaluation Series post, we covered sources and accuracy of information appearing on the American Lung Association website*. Today, we will look at the realism of claims. While somewhat related to source accuracy and validity of data, it does require a slightly different approach. If someone were to offer a diet pill … Continue reading Source Evaluation Series Week 6: Realism of Claims