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GUID 54 - Bell: Fake News: Explore Sources

This guide is for Dr. Bell's Guidance 54 course .

Explore Sources

Exploring Your Topic

The library provides a number of academic and scholarly databases.  

The benefit of using and applying these databases are:

  • Source types are identified (newspaper/newsite, journal, periodical or magazine, etc.)
  • Sources provide references or related topics
  • Browsable by topic
  • Apply keyword subject specific terminology

Overview Databases

Suggested topical databases to help define Fake News

Consider broadening your terminology and using other subject terms:

  • propaganda
  • alternative facts
  • junk news
  • disinformation OR misinformation
  • social media AND fake news

Picking Your Topic IS Research

North Carolina State University (NCSU) Libraries, 3:10

Students are led through the process of picking a research topic by meeting Jenny and experiencing her flawed model of the research process. Students hear about the iterative nature of research as picking a topic is intertwined with finding and reading sources. This videos stresses the importance of exploratory research to inform the shape of a research question.