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SIFT-ing to Evaluate Sources

The SIFT strategy is quick, simple, and can be applied to various kinds of online content: social media posts, memes, statistics, videos, images, news articles, scholarly articles, etc.

Library Instruction on the SIFT Module

Are you a faculty member interested in instruction on evaluating sources? The Library's Instructional Services team are happy to collaborate with you to design an instructional experience for your students. 

Using the forms below, you can request an Instructional Services Librarian work with your students. Options include:

  • Live, in-classroom sessions
  • Live / synchronous webinars conducted using Zoom
  • Asynchronous instruction such as: 
    • Custom, pre-recorded short instructional videos
    • Screen capture step-by-step “handouts” or slide presentations
    • Online interactive research tutorials
    • Online search activities
    • Discussion Boards where Librarians can post information and students can ask questions

If you have additional questions, please reach out to Sarah Burns Feyl, Head of Teaching & Learning Services at