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USD Information Literacy Lessons: Page 21

The broad focus of these lessons is understanding sources of information, including examples that can help you learn how to access information sources at USD. Each lesson is dedicated to a specific element of information competency.

Criteria for Evaluation: The Author’s Point of View

  • Is the information presented objectively, or it is biased?
  • What is the author's purpose in creating the site? Information? Persuasion?  Of what? Sales?  Of what?
  • Does the author have an obvious agenda?  What is it?
  • Does the web site link to organizations with an obvious agenda?

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