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  • 1. World War I Research Internet vs. Databases Benton Library Media Center Monday, November 9, 2009
  • 2. LET’S TRY GOOGLE! google.com Monday, November 9, 2009
  • 3. EVALUATING INFORMATION “Wrong” “Right” Information Information Monday, November 9, 2009
  • 4. EVALUATING THE INTERNET Monday, November 9, 2009
  • 5. Is the website backed by experts? Can you determine the authors of the website? Is the website commerical or non-commercial? Image: “dot com” by Thomas Hawk via Flickr under a CC-license. Monday, November 9, 2009
  • 6. Is the information verifiable elsewhere? Is the information backed by sources? Is the information relevant to your topic? Images: “IT everywhere #31” by Paul the Wine Guy via Flickr under a CC-license. “Smack in the middle” by ogimogi via Flickr under a CC-license. Monday, November 9, 2009
  • 7. Is the information up-to-date? Does the website present new information? Can you tell when the information was published? Images: “#1 New MacBook” by Mikael Miettinen via Flickr under a CC-license. “2009-07-09 What Day Is It?” by RG of CS-taking a bit of a break via Flickr under a CC-license. Monday, November 9, 2009
  • 8. Is the information comprehensive? Is there a clear bias for a single viewpoint? Is the information presented objectively (when needed)? Images: “Chain” by waffler via Flickr under a CC-license. “Load or unload” by Pulpolux !!! via Flickr under a CC-license. Monday, November 9, 2009
  • 9. HOW TO USE GOOGLE ADVANCED SEARCH google.com Monday, November 9, 2009
  • 10. WHAT IS A DATABASE? search engine for printed publications scholarly journals popular magazines newspapers other content Monday, November 9, 2009
  • 11. DATABASES vs THE INTERNET academic content varied content VS updated daily updated irregularly VS peer reviewing little or no reviewing of articles of websites PEER REVIEW VS Images: “049”, “Fresh from the Still”, “question mark ?”, “What ?” , “Question mark” via Flickr, under a CC-license. Monday, November 9, 2009
  • 12. bentonmediacenter.ning.com Monday, November 9, 2009