The types of information you use in every situation depends on your purpose or need in that situation. At University you will often be expected to use a variety of resources and some, like academic journal articles, that you may not have encountered before.
Watch the videos on this page to learn about types of resources, and evaluating information for credibility and relevance.
Then test your knowledge: take the quiz. Answers are below; try not to peek!
Keepin' it real - tips and strategies for evaluating fake news - Library guide from William H. Hannon Library, Loyola Marymount University , Los Angeles.
#1 - stuff.co.nz or a newspaper are the best choices here
#2 - AUT library website or AUT Library Facebook page
#3 - A peer reviewed article is the first choice, although all of these may be useful, depending on what you have been asked to do.
#4 - A YouTube video would do it, but a friend may be useful too!
#5 -A university textbook is your best bet here
#6 - It depends on your taste - probably Vogue or a fashion blogger