|Researching a Topic on the World Wide Web|
|Benefits of using the Internet for Research|
|Evaluating the Quality of Web Page Information|
Because anybody can create a website on the World Wide Web, you can’t always trust the information on them – they could contain lots of mistakes or be biased towards a particular viewpoint, for example.
Here are some questions you could ask yourself to check how reliable and helpful the information on a web page is:
It is usually best to compare different websites to help check the reliability of their information – lots of sites containing similar information is more likely to be accurate than lots of sites containing contrasting information.
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