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FSC 310: Sensory Analysis and Consumer Research

Sungeun Cho - Fall 2017

Criteria for Evaluating Information

  • Authority - Who wrote it?
  • Objectivity - Any possible biases?
  • Quality - How well is it written?
  • Coverage - Is it relevant and corroborate other resources?
  • Currency - Is it current?
  • Relevance - Does it match your research needs?

Evaluating Information

Identifying Credible Web Sites

Link to Identifying Credible Web Sites video

Quick video on how to critically examine a Web site

Searching With A Purpose

Video tutorial to help with your research focus and getting started with searching.

Direct link to "Searching with a Purpose" in MSU MediaSpace

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