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“Relevancy, Appropriateness, Detail, Currency, Authority and Bias”


Karen M. Christensson
http://www.radcab.com/
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Guide to determine evaluate information.

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Oregon School Library Information System


Oregon School Library Information System
http://www.oslis.org/
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OSLIS is a K-12 web portal providing access to quality licensed databases within an information literacy framework.

Copyright Clarity: How Fair Use Supports Digital Learning


University of Rhode Island, Harrington School of Communication and Media
http://mediaeducationlab.com/copyright
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Digital and media literacy educators and learners depend on the ability to be able to use copyrighted materials, including movies, TV, print, music, and digital media. Learn about your rights and responsibilities under the law and how to help students appreciate the power they have both as authors and users of copyrighted materials.  

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21st Century Information Fluency


21st Century Information Fluency
http://21cif.com/index.html
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Average: 4.2 (6 votes)

The 21st Century Information Fluency Project (21CIF) began in 2001 when the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy received funds from the US Department of Education to research and develop training in the largely unexplored field of online information literacy. It immediately became clear that the largest needs in this area were for professional development and resources to help educators and students improve their ability to locate, evaluate and use digital information more effectively, efficiently and ethically.

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21st Century Information Fluency


21st Century Information Fluency
http://21cif.com/index.html
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Average: 4.2 (6 votes)

The 21st Century Information Fluency Project (21CIF) began in 2001 when the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy received funds from the US Department of Education to research and develop training in the largely unexplored field of online information literacy. It immediately became clear that the largest needs in this area were for professional development and resources to help educators and students improve their ability to locate, evaluate and use digital information more effectively, efficiently and ethically.

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MedlinePlus: Evaluating Health Information


National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/evaluatinghealt...
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Guide to evaluating health information.

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Things to Know about Evaluating Medical Resources on the Web


National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
http://nccam.nih.gov/health/webresources
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This short guide contains questions to consider when searching for health information online.

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21st Century Information Fluency


21st Century Information Fluency
http://21cif.com/index.html
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Average: 4.2 (6 votes)

The 21st Century Information Fluency Project (21CIF) began in 2001 when the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy received funds from the US Department of Education to research and develop training in the largely unexplored field of online information literacy. It immediately became clear that the largest needs in this area were for professional development and resources to help educators and students improve their ability to locate, evaluate and use digital information more effectively, efficiently and ethically.

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Savy Searching--Finding Credible Information Online


Vermont Council on Rural Development
http://vscmymeeting.adobeconnect.com/p64vltvg2dd/?...
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This webinar will teach simple tricks and tools to become a more savvy searcher online.

Finding Good Information on the Internet


Broadband Access Project (BAP)
https://sites.google.com/a/umn.edu/computer-basics...
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Since anybody can post information on the Internet, it is important to check information for truthfulness and accuracy. Watch the video to learn the ABC's of website evaluation, and then print out the information below for a take-home handout!

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How to Tell if You’re Looking At a Great Web Site


Association for Library Service to Children
http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/alsc/greatwebsit...
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Children’s librarians evaluate books, magazines, tapes, and software for children to find the best of all. Web sites are no exception. On this page, we have collected some excellent sites for young people. "Children" are defined as persons of ages up to and including fourteen and Web sites for this entire age range are considered. We will share with you what we look for in a great Web site.

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Check Out the News! Introduction to News Literacy


The LAMP
http://www.thelampnyc.org/wp-content/uploads/LAMPl...
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Basic news literacy skills are necessary for anyone who pays attention to news, whether it is printed or digital, local or global. With this guide, explore how and why news is made, and how you can take control of the news media in your life to generate your own opinions and make choices that are right for you.

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Money Matters - Job-Hunting/Job Scams


Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/edu/microsites/moneymatters...
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This site offers tips on how to avoid being victimized by firms misrepresenting services related to job searching and job placement.

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Evaluating Online Sources


Connect Your Community
http://www.connectcommunity.org/2010/09/26/module-...
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An introduction to evaluating online sources.

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Discovery Free Resources for Educators


Discovery Education
http://www.discoveryeducation.com/teachers/index.c...
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Offers K-12 programs and contests, interactive games, puzzles, lesson plans, videos and more.

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Digital Nation: Expanding Internet Usage


National Telecommunications and Information Administration
http://www.ntia.doc.gov/reports/2011/NTIA_Internet...
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The new millennium has witnessed a rapid rise in broadband Internet connections in the United States. While the growth rate of total Internet connections at home slowed somewhat after 2001, the number of household broadband connections grew rapidly over the last decade. As of October 2010, the nationwide broadband adoption rate equaled 68.2 percent of households, up from 63.5 percent one year earlier. Overall, the growth of broadband Internet adoption in the United States stems from two sources: (1) supplanting dial-up services in many households, and (2) expanding the market for household Internet connections.

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Texas Workskills Development in Libraries


The Texas Library System, State of Texas
http://twdl.org/content/digital-literacy-corps
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This project seeks to enhance and build the workforce skills of Texas residents by assisting Texas library staff, management and volunteers in gathering 21st century job training resources that can be easily accessed and offered to all Texans.

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Online Health Information: Can You Trust It?


National Institute on Aging, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
http://www.nia.nih.gov/health/publication/online-h...
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Guide to finding reliable information online for older adults.

Tips for the Savvy Supplement User: Making Informed Decisions and Evaluating the Information


U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
http://www.fda.gov/food/dietarysupplements/default...
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Guide to supplements

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How to Evaluate Health Information on the Internet


U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
http://www.fda.gov/Drugs/ResourcesForYou/Consumers...
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FDA guide to finding quality information on the internet.

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