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Tools, sites, acronyms, et al that can be utilized to evaluate information on the www or any other data for that matter.
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Home - Evaluating Information Found on the Internet - Library Guides at Johns Hopkins University

Home - Evaluating Information Found on the Internet - Library Guides at Johns Hopkins University | Web Evaluation Tools | Scoop.it
Library Guides. Evaluating Information Found on the Internet. Home.
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This guide discusses the criteria by which scholars in most fields evaluate print information, and shows how the same criteria can be used to assess information found on the Internet. Use the tabs at the top on this guide to further explore and consider how to effectively evaluate online information.

(With gratitude to Elizabeth E. Kirk for compiling the information about evaluating information sources from the Internet.)

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Welcome to Internet Detective - a free online tutorial that will help you develop Internet research skills for your university and college work. The tutorial looks at the critical thinking required when using the Internet for research and offers practical advice on evaluating the quality of web sites. It will take about an hour to complete but it is an hour well spent!

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The CRAP Test - Work Literacy

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....love the acronym because it will be a memorable way to look for what’s crap and what’s not.

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Evaluating Web Pages: Techniques to Apply & Questions to Ask

Evaluating Web Pages: Techniques to Apply & Questions to Ask | Web Evaluation Tools | Scoop.it
Why evaluate Web pages (many examples of good and bad pages, Checklist for evaluating, Techniques for finding out who is responsible, who owns the domain name
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Evaluating web pages skillfully requires you to do two things at once:

Train your eye and your fingers to employ a series of techniques that help you quickly find what you need to know about web pages;Train your mind to think critically, even suspiciously, by asking a series of questions that will help you decide how much a web page is to be trusted.

This page is organized to combine the two techniques into a process that begins with looking at your search results from a search engine or other source, follows through by investigating the content of page, and extends beyond the page to what others may say about the page or its author(s).

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Evaluating Web Content

Evaluating Web Content provides the basics for evaluating authoritative Web resources in the 2.0 era.
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This guide offers tips for evaluating the quality of content on the Web. In recent years, the Web has become a rich environment of Web pages, blogs, wikis, social networking sites, free research services, media types and more. It can be a challenge to figure out which content to trust. This page will help you to identify the type of site you are visiting and to evaluate its content.

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