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1. Which of the following are steps in the evaluation of information on the internet?
Consider the site's authority
Check the site's timeliness on a subject
Determine the sites purpose
All choices listed are steps in evaluation of information on the internet.
Identify the site's author

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

3. Use the Internet when you want to see advertisements.
True
False

4. 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

5. Domain names for university sites end with ".edu"
True
False

6. Each page on the Web has a unique address called a Uniform Resource Locator (URL). The URL gives you a general idea of where the resource originates and who is responsible for creating it.
True
False
 
     
 

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