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Accuracy, defined

Accuracy is the knowledge that the information on the site is supported with documented facts.

                

 

Comparing accuracy across three sites

 

Establishing Accuracy

Does the site or article have links or references to other information?

Look for

  • reference lists
  • links to other articles

The inclusion of this type of information tends to indicate that the resource is more likely to be credible.

 
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