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|Currency Timeliness of the information||Relevancy Appropriateness of the information||Authority
Source of the information
Reliability and correctness of the information
Purpose and objectivity of the information should be clear.
|Is there a date the information was published, posted or updated?
Do links to other sites or information work properly?
|Does the information on the site answer your research questions?
Is the information at an appropriate level?
|Is the author identified and qualified to write about this topic?
Can they be contacted?
Does the URL represent a credible source?
(for example, .gc.ca – Canadian government
.com – commercial website)
|Is the information well researched and documented?
Does it include a bibliography?
Are there errors in spelling, punctuation or grammar?
|Is the information intended to teach or inform?
Is the information based on fact, rather than opinion?
Is the site free of stereotyping and bias (racial, cultural , faith or gender)?
How did the telescope change the way we view the world?
Pesky Pathogens (Choose at least one purple site)
Use the citation tool Bibme (Citation Guide) to complete your bibliography.
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