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Evaluate Websites

Remember to always evaluate a website before using it for research purposes. Some criteria for evaluating websites include:

  • Accuracy
  • Authority
  • Coverage
  • Currency
  • Objectivity
  • Purpose

For an interesting and informative article on the prevalence of "fake news" and how to evaluate such websites see the article below:

If you have any questions about the quality of a website, ask a librarian for help!

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 “We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.”

—Stephen Hawking