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STRT 1000: Facts

A research guide for STRT, designed to be delivered during a synchronous Zoom instruction session with a librarian

What is a Fact?

  • What is a fact? Fact versus opinion. 

  • “Position to know,” experts, eyewitness accounts

  • Truthfulness and bias

Our Definition

  • something that is generally not disputed
  • by people in a position to know
  • by those who can be relied on to accurately tell the truth

From https://webliteracy.pressbooks.com/back-matter/how-digipo-defines-a-fact/