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Library Guide for Dr. Babb's Fall 2017 FYS Class: Credibility

Peer Review in 3 Minutes

Evaluating Sources

Below are links to two sources. I will assign each of you to look at one source. It's okay skim it to get the general idea of what it's about.

After reviewing the source, work with a partner to answer the following questions:

  1. Is this a credible source? Why or why not?
  2. Would you use this source if you were writing a paper on a related topic? Why or why not?

Source #1The stress-buffering effect of self-disclosure on Facebook: An examination of stressful life events, social support, and mental health among college students. (Hint: look for this icon if you want to find the full text of the article )

Source #2Social Media Is Changing How College Students Deal With Mental Health, For Better Or Worse




CREDO: The Credibility Cycle