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Evaluating Information from Digital Sources

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posted on 2022-08-29, 05:18 authored by SMU Libraries

One of five interactive learning objects (LOs) created in 2022 for Digital Literacy: What you need to know to help students transition to digital learning in universities. View the tutorial.


  • University Students


  • Approximately 20 mins

Learning Outcomes:

  • Explain the SIFT method to evaluate information from digital sources.

Topics Covered:

  • SIFT (Stop, Investigate, Find, Trace) and S.U.R.E (Source, Understand, Research, Evaluate)concepts to evaluate digital information
  • Open web content and peer-reviewed content

Software Used:

  • Articulate Storyline 360

Included in the zipped folder for download:

  • fonts - Poppins & Roboto
  • Storyline output files
  • Storyline source file
  • storyboard in .pptx format
  • voice over mp3 files
  • graphics Illustrator files
  • animations mp4 and .fla source files
  • video mp4 files and scripts
  • PDF files

Librarians from the following universities contributed to the development of the content:

  • Nanyang Technological University (NTU)
  • National Institute of Education (NIE)
  • National University of Singapore (NUS)
  • Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT)
  • Singapore Management University (SMU)
  • Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS)
  • Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD)


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