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Information literacy

  1. 1. Information Literacy<br />Do you know how to establish authority, credibility, & validity of information on websites?<br />
  2. 2. Can you read a web address?<br />http://pubweb.northwestern.edu/~abutz/di/intro.html<br />Do you recognize the domain name?<br />What does the domain tell you about the authority and credibility of the information on the site?<br />
  3. 3. http://pubweb.northwestern.edu/~abutz/di/intro.html<br />What is the extension?<br />What does the extension tell you about the authority and credibility of the information on the site?<br />Name some other extensions?<br />
  4. 4. http://pubweb.northwestern.edu/~abutz/di/intro.html<br />Which of these extensions can anyone buy? <br />.k12<br />.com<br />.mil<br />.sch<br />.ac<br />.net<br />.org<br />Which of these sites would have the most credible information?<br />
  5. 5. http://pubweb.northwestern.edu/~abutz/di/intro.html<br />Are you on a personal page?<br />What does “di” stand for?<br />What page of the website are you on?<br />How credible is the information on this site?<br />
  6. 6. Who is Arthur R. Butz?<br />Let’s triangulate!<br />Google<br />SpyFu<br />How reliable is Wikipedia?<br />How are search engines different?<br />Duck DuckGo<br />
  7. 7. Find the publisher of a website.<br />Researching Martin Luther King.<br />www.easywhois.com<br />
  8. 8. What is the history of a site?<br />www.archive.org<br />

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