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Evaluating Information: Getting Started

What's in This Guide?

This guide provides basic tips and criteria for evaluating information on the Web and information to help you determine the type of sources that you are finding when you search library databases and Web search engines. It is by no means comprehensive. If you need help evaluating the information that you are finding, Ask Us!


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