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The Research Hub

For 2020-21 AES and FYS Courses and a great starting point for anyone's research.

Determining "good" information from "bad" can get tricky sometimes. One way to decide what's what is to ask a librarian for help, or you can use SIFT, a set of 4 'moves'.

SIFT stands for:

  • Stop.
  • Investigate the source.
  • Find better or other sources.
  • Trace back to the original source to see quotes in their original context. 

The idea of SIFT comes from Mike Caulfield and is reused here under a Creative Commons license.

Here are some helpful websites: