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Lateral Reading - the most imporant 21st century skill?
This video (10 minutes) gives you strategies to weigh the accuracy, reputation, authority, and credibility of an article you find online. If your professors are not impressed with your research, this is important.
Evaluating Websites for Academic Appropriateness
Google Scholar searches journals through citations online. Some journal articles you will find for free, others will ask you for a credit card. Consider looking in the library's databases before paying - we probably have free access to it.