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Cited! : identifying credible information online / Larry Gerber.

By: Gerber, Larry, 1946-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Digital and information literacy.Publisher: New York : Rosen Central, 2010Edition: 1st ed.Description: 48 p. : col. ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9781435894303 (lib. bdg.) :; 9781448805990 (paperback.); 9781448806003 (6-pack).Subject(s): Internet research -- Juvenile literature | Electronic information resource literacy -- Juvenile literature | Computer network resources -- Evaluation -- Juvenile literatureDDC classification: 001.4/202854678
Contents:
Facts and where to find them -- Phony facts -- Do the facts fit the subject? -- Rules and fair play -- Detective work.
Summary: This crucial book arms students with the right tools to determine which online sources are credible and which arent. Engaging and informative, it allows them to identify valid, factual information from unsourced statements, misinformation, and outright falsehoods. The skills that students take away from this book will serve them well in their academic life beyond junior high and high school.--Borders.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Facts and where to find them -- Phony facts -- Do the facts fit the subject? -- Rules and fair play -- Detective work.

This crucial book arms students with the right tools to determine which online sources are credible and which arent. Engaging and informative, it allows them to identify valid, factual information from unsourced statements, misinformation, and outright falsehoods. The skills that students take away from this book will serve them well in their academic life beyond junior high and high school.--Borders.