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Howard Rheingold's Crap Detection 101

by Maureen Puffer-Rothenberg on September 7, 2010 in Odum Library

The answer to almost any question is available within seconds . . . it’s up to you to sort the accurate bits from the misinfo, disinfo, spam, scams, urban legends, and hoaxes.

In his article “Crap Detection 101,” author Howard Rheingold will help you figure out how to verify information you find online. It’s easy to Google what you need, but is what you find accurate? Is it true? We’ll ask you to do this all the time– evaluate your online sources!

Click here for Odum Library’s recommended resources for evaluating Websites & search engines.

If you need help, please ask a librarian. You can also text us now!

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