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.
The World Wide Web can provide a lot of freely available information. Some up-to-date, authoritative information can be found on websites from government agencies, professional organizations, communities of practice, and educational institutions.
Unfortunately, some Web information may be inaccurate or out-of-date. The library guide, Finding & Evaluating Information on the Internet, can help you evaluate websites and judge the quality of the information you find.
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