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Tips for Evaluating Internet Information

by Barbara J. Feldman June 6, 2008

Anyone can publish information on the Internet. Most of the information on the Internet is not reviewed or “filtered.” Unlike books, magazines, and videos that pass through an editor, the content of a web page does not have to be approved by anyone before it is made public. Anyone can say anything on the Internet […]

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Steps to Evaluting Information and Sources

by Barbara J. Feldman June 6, 2008

One of the most important steps you can take in obtaining research is evaluating information and sources. Just because the information you have found matches your topic doesn’t mean it is a valid source. Information found on the Internet is particularly prone to being faulty due to the fact that anyone can publish information on […]

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Evaluating Bias in Online Information

by Barbara J. Feldman June 6, 2008

What are common biases we deal with today? Some bias remarks are very clear like racism, sexism, elitism, favoritism and of course ethnic discrimination. Intelligence, beauty, physical ability and religious biases are all present as well. Bias can also be part of a point of view that includes personal preference, politics, and likes and dislikes. […]

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Evaluating Information Based on Authorship

by Barbara J. Feldman June 6, 2008

Authorship is perhaps the most important criterion that is used in evaluating information. So much information is available, and because that information can appear to be somewhat anonymous, it is necessary to develop skills to evaluate what you find. When you use a research or library, the books, journals and other resources have already been […]

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Evaluating Print Information Versus Online Information

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Evaluating information is important to make sure that the content you are reading is valid and from a true and reliable source. Evaluating information is easy to do, but it does depend on where you are getting the data from. If you are exploring information on the Internet, evaluating this information is different than evaluating […]

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Tips for Evaluating Online Info Accuracy

by Barbara J. Feldman June 5, 2008

Evaluating information is important to make sure that the content you are reading is valid and from a true and reliable source. Evaluating information is easy to do and there are some key tips to use when doing so. If you are exploring information on the Internet, evaluating this information is different than evaluating data […]

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