Alt-facts: Not acceptable in your paper

The rise of terms like “alternative facts” and “fake news” in the media is a really great reminder to vet your sources for their legitimacy when you’re doing research. It’s easy to find sources and information that agree with your thesis or hypothesis, but is it ethical to ignore all the other information out there? You can learn a whole lot about this by spending time with our Library Staff (tweet them @KCLibrary_PA), but if you feel like doing some investigation on your own, our friends at Atomic Learning also have some ideas to get you thinking about how you’re thinking: