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EVALUATING WEB SITES

As we discussed in class, it is important to be critical of information resources, especially those you find on the Internet. Knowing how to tell the difference between a web site that presents reliable information and one that presents someone's opinion can save you time and energy in the research process.

Today you will practice evaluating web sites.

You will access and evaluate 3 different web sites on the same subject. Please note that each web site will open in a new window, so that you can compare/contrast the content of each.

               This chart lists five criteria to consider when evaluating the quality of information found on the Web

               These five criteria are:

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