It is critical to evaluate your sources for your college assignments. Your professors expect you to gather information that is of high quality and comes from authoritative sources. Therefore you need to evaluate efficiently every information source you come across.
Always check for:
This tutorial offers some general guidelines about how to treat information you find on the internet.
No one else will make sure you find credible/reliable information online except you, so be picky about it!
At the bare minimum, make sure you can identify the following things on a web site:
Here are some more in-depth questions you can ask yourself to figure out whether you're looking at a high-quality web site:
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