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ENG 210: Find Other Types of Information

A guide for students in English 210.

Images & Videos

Evaluating Sources


Currency

-- When was the information created?
-- Does your topic require updated information?

Relevance

-- Does the information relate to your paper/project?
-- Is it written at an appropriate level? (not too advanced or elementary)

Authority

-- Is the author qualified to write on this subject?
-- Does the URL reveal anything about the author or source?

Accuracy

-- Where does the information come from?
-- Is the information supported by legitimate sources?

Purpose

-- Why was the site created (advertising, share knowledge, entertainment)?
-- Do the authors make their intentions clear?

Films on Demand

Films on Demand offers videos and segments related to a variety of subjects.  There is coverage of issues related to public health in all fields including dentistry.

Films on Demand link

Before you start, please be aware of the following:
  1. From most campus computers, students will be able to view embedded and linked videos without logging in (campus includes all outreach sites). 
  2. Off campus students will have to make a Films on Demand account FIRST. Students need to click the link on the library home page as shown below.
  3. Shortcut links will not work, students must click the homepage link to login.
  4. Students login to the UH authentication service, using their UH username and password.
  5. Once at the Films on Demand website, students need to make a Films on Demand account by following the instructions on the Films on Demand main webpage.
  6. Students then login to Films on Demand.
  7. Then students may go back to the embedded video or click the video link to view the video.
 

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