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Evaluating Information: Overview

Internet information varies greatly in reliability and factuality.  See below for information on how to evaluate information to decide if it's a reliable source.

Not sure how to tell if a website you found on your own is trustworthy?  Contact us!  We are happy to help you learn what to look for and assist in evaluating resources.

Evaluating Websites: General

Evaluating Sources for Credibility

A short video from NC State University breaks down these questions:

  1. "What does it mean for a source to be credible?"
  2. "Why is it important to use these sources?"
  3. "How can you tell if a source is credible?" 

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