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Critically evaluating journal papers

The ABCs of critical thinking!

Fake news

We've all heard of 'fake news' in relation to television, media and newspaper reports but the concept extends beyond these sources of information to lots of others too. Journals, for example, can be full of 'fake news'. As students and researchers, you need to be mindful of this. Watch out for unreliable sources in the course of your research. Start by following the tips in the poster below.

(International Federation of Library Associations & Institutions (IFLA), 2017)

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