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WRTG 3020: After the Holocaust (Rachel): Evaluating Sources

This guide assists those in WRTG 3020: After the Holocaust in critically evaluating information and finding resources for their assignments.

Tips and Tricks for Evaluating Sources

Think critically!

  • Find information about the author of the content: What are their credentials? With what organizations are they affiliated? With what bias may they be communicating?
  • Check the facts: What other sources can you look at to confirm the information you found? To which primary sources can you refer (eg. interviews, photographs, etc.)?
  • Engage with multiple perspectives: How can you broaden your viewpoint? What does each viewpoint tell you about the topic?

Resources for Evaluating Sources

Information to consider...

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