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ENV 2600: Environmental Problems In The Developing World: Getting Started

Prof. Laureen Elgert

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According to a study at Stanford, nearly half of all web site evaluators (46.1%) used visual cues, to assess a site's credibility. Move beyond what a site looks like...

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Popular Magazines/News or Scholarly Journals: What's the Difference?

Magazines and journals are called periodicals because they are issued on a regular or "periodic" basis. Periodicals are usually separated into two major groups: popular and scholarly. If you are able to recognize the differences between a popular and scholarly source, you can focus your research to retrieve only the type of articles you need.

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According to a study at Stanford, nearly half of all web site evaluators (46.1%) used visual cues, to assess a site's credibility. Move beyond what a site looks like...

  • Authority
  • Scope
  • Currency
  • Accuracy