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The World Wide Web is a great tool for exploring all kinds of information. While it is useful to have access to so much diverse and uncensored material, it is important to remember that internet browsers and search engines do NOT discern between valid, useful information and the inaccurate, useless stuff. Even the most diligent web surfers can sometimes forget that much of what is on the web is not only irrelevant or misleading, but often false. To be a savvy researcher you must think critically about what you find. This tutorial will guide you through five points to help you evaluate the quality of information on the web.

If you have any questions about this tutorial,
please contact Rebekah Kilzer, Emerging Technologies Librarian (