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To complete this module Read the Objectives. Read the module contents below. Then complete the exercise set for the module.

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Why Evaluate? Authority/Timeliness Documentation/Purpose Review Process/Suitability
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Why Evaluate?

In today's information environment anyone who has the necessary skills can find a wealth of information on almost any topic. The challenge is to sift through a huge amount of information and identify sources that are reliable and appropriate.


Whether you find information in books and periodicals, on the Internet, or on television, you cannot assume it is reliable. The user is responsible for evaluating information and judging its quality.

This module will explore the topics of a source's

  • authority
  • timeliness
  • documentation
  • purpose
  • review process
  • suitability

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