Research Guide: Evaluating Sources

Use this guide to learn more about how to evaluate your sources

Spotting Fake News

Test your Fact-Checking Skills

Can you spot fake news? Take one of the Fake News quizzes below and see how you do!

Featured Videos

Understanding and Spotting Fake News

Consider some of the videos below to learn more about some of the problems with misinformation, fake news, deepfakes, and more. 

Source: "Fact checking online is more important than ever," uploaded by MetroSverige, 2016, Standard YouTube License.

Learning more about Fake News

Featured Articles

Below are linked some articles from a few sources that have more information about how to review a source and what criteria to look for. 

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Image source: "How To Spot Fake News" by International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) is licensed under CC BY 4.0 

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Image Source: "Beyond 'Fake News' 10 Types of Misleading News" by Media Literacy for Citizenship is licensed under CC BY-NC 4.0

Useful Websites for Evaluating