Power Searching with Google – Class 5 – Checking your facts

Lesson : 5.1 – Credibility

  • Verify the credibility of information you find.

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Lesson : 5.2 – Variant data

– Avoid confirmation bias when conducting searches.
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Lesson : 5.3 – Using Books to verify a quote

– Search appropriate sources that offer authoritative information for the type of information you are trying to find.
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Lesson : 5.4 – Using WHOIS and looking for other site information

– Use WHOIS to identify who owns a particular website.
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Lesson : 5.5 – Occasional misconceptions

– Distinguish between the Google products that indicate credibility and those that do not.
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