-Library webpage, databases, journals, books
-Professional Associations: journals, websites
-Google Scholar but now dealing with retracted journal articles
-Preprint servers now warning: Preprints are not peer-reviewed, are unedited, and are not prepared for publication beyond the author's original submitted files.
CRAAP-Something to think about !!
Currency, Relevance, Authority, Accuracy, and Purpose.
In your profession how will you know if the data or facts are accurate?
ORI sanctions former University of Kentucky nutrition researcher for faking dozens of images in 10 papers....................pdate, 3:30 p.m. Eastern, 11/20/12: The university sent us this statement from Jay Blanton, Executive Director, University of Kentucky Public Relations and Marketing:
Dr. Eric Smart is no longer employed by the University of Kentucky. The university conducted a rigorous and comprehensive examination of the research misconduct case under faculty oversight as required by university administrative regulations, which are consistent with federal regulations. Recommendations made to the administration were followed to the letter. The process was also reviewed by the offices of the Provost, Vice President for Research, and General Counsel.
Jeffrey Beall, a University of Colorado-Denver librarian maintained an updated list of individual journals and publishers that he viewed as "potentially predatory." In January 2017, it was taken offline. This is a mirror site.