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[CANCELLED] Conceptualizing the authority of information sources

30 Mar 2021, Cancelled

Online via Zoom

Conceptualizing the authority of information sources

We are often told to rely on authoritative sources when working on a research paper – but what do we mean by authority? And where does authority come from? In this session, we will do a deep dive into this important concept. The importance of approaching authority with an attitude of informed skepticism will be emphasized. Tips will also be given on using Library resources to find and evaluate authoritative information.

Facilitator: Mr. Chris Chan (Information Services Section, Library)

CCL Status: Participants will receive a half credit for attending this Event

Note: In order to claim CCL credit, you must be online for at least 80% of the session (as recorded in the Zoom attendance report)
Additionally, you must respond to a poll question that will be asked via Zoom at a random point during the session.