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Evaluating Information Videos
Online Verification Skills with Mike Caulfield
(4 videos, ~4 minutes each) Playlist of short videos introducing students to a method to evaluate the quality of information online using methods employed by fact-checkers. ACC Librarians are developing an online tutorial based on this method. Videos are very good, succinct, and the method is easy for students to learn.
How To Spot Fake News
(3 minutes) Tips on how to spot fake news from FactChecker.org.
Plagiarism and Citing Sources Videos
MLA Citations (8th Edition)
(4 minutes) This video provides a short introduction to 8th Edition MLA style citation.
Introduction to Citation Styles: APA 7th ed.
(3 minutes) This video introduces the purpose and basic conventions of citing sources in-text and in a reference list using the American Psychological Association (APA) Style, 7th edition, 2019. For more citation help visit https://apastyle.apa.org/
Search Strategy Videos
Choosing and Using Keywords
(3 minutes) This video covers developing keywords that you can use in the library's databases.
(3 minutes) Introduction to Boolean search operators for better search results in library databases.
Selecting and Using Keywords
(4 minutes) Another good tutorial on selecting keywords. This one has a particularly good metaphor for explaining how keywords improve search results.
Incorporating Sources Videos