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Some things that should be considered when looking for helpful reliable sources would be is to make sure to check to see if there is any evidence that the author of the information on the web site has some authority in the area about which she or he is providing information. Look to see what if any does the author's qualifications, credentials and connections have to the subject. Also, check to see whether there is a link to the sponsoring organization, a contact number and/
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Unformatted text preview: or address or e-mail contact. Some red flags may be that there is no author to corroborate the information that has been provided. Also, how old is the information you are looking at, if there are a number of out-of-date links that do not work or old news, what does this say about the credibility of the information. Another thing to beware is that if the author is trying to sell or promote a product. Not always but often this would not be a credible source....
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This note was uploaded on 01/25/2011 for the course COM 156 taught by Professor Hampton during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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