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Welcome to Cañada College Library, READ 836 students! 

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What will we learn about today?

1. Review types of articles: newspaper, magazine, blog, web based, academic articles

​2. Review of searching databases: Gale Power Search and Newspaper Source Plus

3. What's a credible source? What are some criteria for evaluating sources? The C.R.A.A. P. test

4. How do we apply these criteria to a Google/internet search? 

5. Group exercise evaluating sources

6. Leave confident about evaluating articles!

Subject Guide

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Jessica Silver-Sharp
Canada College Library

Library Basics


Phone: (650) 306-3267

Fall/Spring Semester Hours:

Mon.-Thurs.: 8 am - 9 pm

Friday: 8 am - 3 pm

Saturday: 10 am - 2 pm

Library Services

Textbooks on Reserve  Ask at the front desk. Usually only for using in the library for 2 hours.

Computers  The library has over 70 free-use computers. Just sit down and start!

Databases  Find scholarly articles from science journals in our online databases!