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Evaluate your information

It is important to always critically evaluate the information you find, particularly online. Question mark [Image: Horia Varlan 2008, Question mark made of puzzle pieces,, CC BY 2.0,, source: flickr]

 When evaluating a website look at its reliability, accuracy and how up-to-date it is. Ask yourself the following questions:

  • Is the material from an authoritative source
    e.g. who is the publisher or author?
  • Does the site use references?
  • When was the material published? Is there a publication date? When was it last updated?
  • Is the information fact, opinion or propaganda?

For more help watch the short Library video:
You be the judge: learn to evaluate