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Information Literacy

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Evaluation of Internet Resources

The Internet presents access to many useful resources, but how do you know if the information you find is accurate and the sources are reliable?

The sites listed below will help you evaluate your sources.

T is for Thinking
Ithaca College presents an outline of information to help Internet users evaluate sources; includes a quiz.

WebWIZARD: Evaluating Web Pages
This site includes examples on several topics to compare and evaluate different Web sites.

Guidelines for Evaluating Web Resources
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro offers a brief tip sheet for evaluating sites.

Validity Wizard
This site poses a series of questions designed to assist in evaluating a web site. After completing the form it returns with numbers quantifying the validity and reliability of the site.

Bibliography on Evaluating Internet Resources
This site includes an exhaustive listing of web sites, articles, and books on the topic.
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