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The web is an excellent source of health information and the latest news provided by organisations (.org), government departments (.gov), network operators (.net) and educational institutes (.edu).
However, when you search the web you can also find a lot of irrelevant and unsubstantiated information. Be ready to evaluate the quality and relevance of information from commercial entities (.com) as these have a business interest.
How to evaluate information using the C.R.A.P. test. UTS Library, uploaded 7 March 2016
This video is shared under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
Information is everywhere! It's just so easy to Google and use something that looks relevant... so why cant you just Google it?
This video from RMIT Library (2019) provides key points about why you need to be critical when finding information on the internet.
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