You have completed
You should now be able to:
Similar to database searching, Web searching takes practice. Try this: Using one of the search engines, look for information on a topic that interests you. Look through the search results noticing the domains of each Web site. Try to find a reliable source you could use for a research paper. Find the "about" or "about us" portion of the site to examine who or what organization created the site and what their credentials are (e.g., education, job position). If the site seems likely to be reliable, continue to assess it by comparing the evaluation criteria listed in this lesson in the section "Evaluating Information from the Web."
And if you'd like additional information, try these resources:
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