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Evaluating Web Sites
How can you tell if a web site is trustworthy or not? It's not always easy, but there are things that you can look for that will help you decide.
- Who is the author? Are they qualified to talk about this subject?
- How accurate is the information? You may need to compare what you find with another source to answer this question.
- Who is the audience? This can influence how much detail is included.
- What point of view is being represented? All sites have a bias, but is it obvious?
- How up to date is the site?
Evaluating Information Tutorial
Our Evaluating Information tutorial can guide you through making good judgement calls on the information you find on the web. It takes only 10-15 minutes to complete and can save you a lot of time in the long run.