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LA245: Introduction to Law

Before You Begin

Knowing how to evaluate content, especially online, is a critical skill. Researchers need to understand the difference between resources that are credible, versus resources that are biased, faulty or inaccurate.   There are many criteria that can help you determine the credibility of online information, such as the credentials of the author, the timeliness of the post, and the mission of the website. Before you begin your research, take a look at the resources below on how to effectively evaluate websites.

Evaluating Websites

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Kathleen Berger
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