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PL SC 455 (WC): Western European Politics

Resources for the World Campus Western European Politics Course

How reliable is the information I found?

In a world where we are inundated with information, how do you choose the best information?   Particularly in the field of politics and public policy, it is essential that you understand the quality of your sources and perspectives a particular source might be advocating.  The series of videos below will give you some general tools to use when evaluating the sources you find. The last video specifically addresses using political or public policy information.

Evaluating Information

Understanding Source Types