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Why You Should Evaluate Information

by Barbara J. Feldman June 6, 2008

Finding and evaluating information are two of the main steps in doing research. Of course, finding the information is one thing, but how can you determine if it is good information? Everyone will have a different opinion on what is considered good information. The best way to evaluate information is to make a list of […]

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Quick Ways to Evaluate Information

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As you may be aware, evaluating the information you have gathered is a key step in the research process. Let’s look at some quick ways to evaluate information. Start with the ten “C’s” of information evaluation: •Content•Credibility•Critical Thinking•Copyright•Citation•Continuity•Censorship•Connectivity•Comparability•Context Content and credibility are two of the biggest factors in evaluating information. Check to see if the […]

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How to Evaluate Physical Information Sources

by Barbara J. Feldman June 6, 2008

Locating the information you need for an essay, term paper, seminar, or personal use is the easy part. The hard part is figuring out how to evaluate physical information sources. You usually ask yourself if the information you have gathered is relevant to your topic and then you go from there. Many people will spend […]

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No Hassle Information Evaluation Online

by Barbara J. Feldman June 5, 2008

Gathering information on a particular topic takes time! After you have gathered all the information you need, it is time to evaluate the information. This can be a lengthy process for some people, but let’s discuss how you can evaluate information with no hassle. Start with the scope of the book, article, or web site. […]

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