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On Track: Checking sources for assignments

On Track: Checking sources for assignments Online


The quality of your dissertation or assignment is directly related to the quality of the sources you use, so knowing how to fact check and evaluate is important to your success at University, as well as future jobs. This workshop covers how to avoid 'fake' academic journals and investigate sources using the SIFT method.


 Key areas covered

  • Advantages of using academic sources in assignments
  • How to spot predatory journals or fake academic publications
  • Using the SIFT fact checking method
  • Where to look for reliable sources

Essex students: book your place here!

We encourage students to book onto our workshops via CareerHub in order to keep a record of their learning

Don't have access to CareerHub? You can register below.

You can also join by clicking the Zoom link provided: https://essex-university.zoom.us/j/97983899065?from=addon

Related LibGuide: On Track for your Masters by Clarissa St Yves

Thursday 16 June 2022
12:00 - 12:45
Time Zone:
UK, Ireland, Lisbon Time (change)
This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.
  Postgraduate - Taught  
  On Track  

Registration is required. There are 50 seats available.

Looking for more opportunities to develop your skills? Visit Workshops at Library  to discover more sessions designed to support Essex students and researchers.

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