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What features does a web site need to offer in order for you to trust the information?

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    An About Us section helps. Or Credits or something like that.

    Places like Wikipedia are great but ANYONE can edit the information there. So if I'm looking for a reliable source it has to be written by one person with a byline and not edited by some random person.

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    http://www.sou.edu/library/searchtools/evaluate.html

    Here is an excellent webpage from Southern Oregon University explaining how to evaluate websites for reliable information, especially for academic purposes.

    =)

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    If you are infering that Wiki is unreliable, you are in for a surprise. Wiki has a very sound editorial process, which has proven to be no less reliable than the most respeced Encyclopedias. Somehow, this has gotten lost in the popular educational press.

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    Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. Just in case you would like to look at more than one article, here are some:

    1. http://lib.nmsu.edu/instruction/evalcrit.html

    2. http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/TeachingLib/Guides/Internet/Evaluate.html

    3. http://www.library.cornell.edu/olinuris/ref/webcrit.html

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