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1. The Libraries databases contain credible information at one access point so you don't have to sift through numerous web sites and try to evaluate their credibility.
True
False

2. The Internet is a global network connecting millions of computers.
False
True

3. Information on the internet must be evaluated.
True
False

4. Use a subject directory to search the Internet when you want to search the full text of millions of pages, you want to retrieve a LARGE number of documents on your topic, many of which may have very little content useful to you.
False
True

5. You are not likely to find which of the following on the internet?
Statistics, brief reports and studies
Government Information
Personal medical records
News and current events

6. Information from a site labeled with the domain names ".org" or ".edu" are not likely to provide a different viewpoint on the information presented than a site labeled ".com" will.
True
False
 
     
 

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