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It's not always easy to determine if information is credible. Use the guidelines below to help find clues about the reliability of resources.
Currency: the timeliness of the information
Relevance: the importance of the information for your needs
Authority: the source of the information
examples: .com (commercial), .edu (educational), .gov (U.S. government),.org (nonprofit organization), or .net (network)
Accuracy: the reliability, truthfulness, and correctness of the content, and
Purpose: the reason the information exists
From the Meriam Library, California State University, Chico
For more in-depth information on evaluating websites, see: Evaluating Web Pages: Techniques to Apply & Questions to Ask from UC Berkeley - Teaching Library Internet Workshops
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