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Finding Credible Information Worksheet


Finding Credible Information Worksheet

Practice using library subscription sources and the public web to find information on a topic.

  • Click on the link below to open the worksheet in Word.

Library subscription sources

Tools for searching the public web

The following are examples of the many web searching tools available for searching the public web.

  • ipl2: Information you can trust
    Subject directory
    Created by librarians. Use it for general, broad topics or when you want to find recommended web resources.
  • dmoz
    Subject directory
    Also known as the Open Directory Project. Use it to find web sources suggested and evaluated by an open community of contributors.
  • LibrarySpot
    Reference site
    Use this site for quick factual information and access to freely available information sources.
  • ipl -reference
    Reference site
    Part of ipl2. Use this site for quick factual information.

Evaluate websites and web pages

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