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ENVS 601 , 602, 790,795 Environmental Sci Graduate Studies: CRAAP - What Do U trust ....?

AThis guide is designed for the new Environment Science Graduates by the COS/CHST librarian Dr. Boateng.

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JIF Denominator

The number of citable items this journal published in the prior two years.

Items identified in Web of Science Core Collection as Articles or Reviews are included here as citable items. These represent the size of the scholarly contributions of the journal. Items like editorials, letters, and news items are excluded from the denominator. These serve a different communications role that is not generally reflected through scholarly citation. The contributions of these materials to JIF is visualized in the Citation Distribution visualization.


 Currency, Relevance, Authority, Accuracy, and Purpose.

Question: In your profession how will you know if the data or facts are accurate?

Stick with Established Sources e.g. professional associations, NOAA

  • How to Spot Fake News

Source: source: https://www.ifla.org/publications/node/11174

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