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Research 101 - Finding News: Home

Get the latest news on finding & evaluating news!

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Use the links below & the tabs above to go through this site, step-by-step.

1. News & News Articles

2. Fake News

3. Good News?

4. Your Resources for News

5. Research & Citation Help

Research 101: Finding News

In this interactive module, we will walk through the steps of how to search for, select, and obtain appropriate news information & news articles you may need.

What will I learn in this Module?

When you have successfully completed this module, you will be equipped to recognize fake news, begin using news databases & search engines, & understand some of the biases that exist in the news media. You will:

  • Be aware of multiple methods to evaluate news articles in terms of quality, accuracy, & perspective
  • Be familiar with issues of quality & authority in information sources
  • Know where to go to select appropriate library databases & search engines for news

Let's Start: Intro to News