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MSE 466 Design and Failure Analysis

Using Web Resources

Anyone Can Put Anything Up On The Web

 

Perils of the Internet

Evaluating Information Online

 Some Criteria For Evaluating Web Sites

  • Authorship
  • Currency
  • Publisher
  • Point of View or Bias
  • Verifiability
  • References to Other Sources

 

All Web Sites Are Not Equally Valuable

Hoaxes

          Male Pregnancy 

          DiHydrogen Monoxide

Point of View

          Energy From Shale

          Earthworks -Hyraulic Fracturing 101

          FrackFocus.Org

         

Bias/Misinformation

          Martin Luther King Jr: A True Historical Evaluation

             The Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project

        

 

   
 
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