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Why is evaluating information important?

The ability to evaluate information is a skill everyone needs to acquire. It is easy to find poor quality, out-dated, and bogus information. Finding the best information to meet your needs takes a critical eye. To carefully assess and select appropriate and credible information takes time and critical evaluation, especially when you are completing academic assignments. Academic work requires accurate and documented information. This page offers tips and tutorials on evaluating information. 

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