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ENG 21011 College Writing II (Powers): Evaluating Websites

Good Websites

View this video for simple information to show how you can find web information that is appropriate for University research.

Evaluation Criteria

In today's world, evaluating information is of extreme importance both for research and for personal information. The Internet is full of information, some of it good and some of it bad. How do you tell what is the truth and what is someome's opinion or even a sales pitch? It's not easy but with these 5 criteria you can start to figure it out.

  • Authority
  • Accuracy
  • Objectivity
  • Currency
  • Coverage

To understand more about how these 5 criteria can save time and prevent false or misleading information from entering into your research visit this link:

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