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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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Tips for Critically Analyzing Information Sources

by Barbara J. Feldman June 6, 2008

There are several ways in which you can check your sources to determine if the information is valid. If you have a book in your hand, you can do this by opening the back section and checking for the bibliography. On the other hand, the Internet sources cite their bibliography differently. If it is a […]

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Things to Consider When Evaluating Information

by Barbara J. Feldman June 6, 2008

There are many things to consider when evaluating information that you are reading. How you evaluate information will be different if you are reading material on the Internet or in print. No matter where you are getting information from, make sure to follow these tips when evaluating information to ensure you are getting data from […]

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The Ten ‘C’s’ of Information Evaluation

by Barbara J. Feldman June 6, 2008

When you are evaluating information, it is always hard to know if you have the right information and if it is coming from a reliable source. The ten “C’s” of information evaluation can help you check your information before you publish or submit any research you may have done. The ten “C’s” of information evaluation […]

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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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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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