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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Academic Resources

This libguide provides access to trustworthy sources for news and academic research on Covid-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus discovered in December 2019.

Conducting Research

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Research

S.I.F.T Method

Stop the spread of misinformation. Use the following tips to S.I.F.T. through information


Creative Commons license: Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)


When you feel strong emotion, surprise, or an urge to share something—stop. 


Know the expertise and agenda of the source. 


Look for trusted sources to corroborate and confirm. 


Trace the claim, quote, or media back to the source to see it in its original context. 

SIFT created by Mike Caulfield (6/19/19)


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