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2 Evaluating websites Why is it important?

3 No editors, no regulation. “The Internet is like a raw data stream, an open microphone for every interest group, corporation, fan club, professional organization, or fanatic that wants to use it.” Paul Gilster, Digital Literacy

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5 Evaluation Criteria Authority Content Currency

6 Authority Who is the author? What are the author’s qualifications? Is there any way to contact the author? html churchfinalreportIIIb.htm

7 Content Fact or opinion? Look for bias Is the information accurate? Are references provided? Vitamin Advisor 9&aparam=drweilrosnavseptVA

8 Currency When was the page written? When was the page last updated? Do you need very current information? Global Warming


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