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Evaluating Web Sites

As more and more research is found on the internet, it is important to approach sources critically. How do you know if a site is useful, reliable, and provides valuable information? The links gathered here can help you before your search. Understanding what makes a web site trustworthy is a vital skill for all writers.

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