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Welcome to the Northwest School Library: Research Tips: Middle School
- Check the LibGuide specific to your research project
- While we're working remotely: keep an eye out for information via e-mail from Charlotte and Alicia
- Track your sources in NoodleTools and share your project with the appropriate inbox
If you have questions you can reach us in the following ways:
- Via e-mail
- Through the research channel set up in Teams by your teachers
- A chat in Teams
1) When researching a topic you should always evaluate your sources. Not all sources will be reliable and may contain false information.
2) Use the CRAAP test to help you consider whether a source is trustworthy:
Currency: When was the source created? Does it have current information?
Relevancy:Is the source relevant to your topic?
Authority: Was the source created by an author who in an expert in the topic?
Accuracy:In the information in the source correct?
Purpose:Why was the source created? What is it's purpose?