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5. Selecting Good Information: Categorizing Information by Expertise

Considering how expert the information is can indicate whether the resource has sufficient credibility and thoroughness to meet your need. Levels of expertise reflect both the origin of the information as well as who is intended to use that information. There are varying degrees of expertise:

Popular
Professional
Scholarly

Why do these categories matter?

Activity

 

Select the expertise of an article in the Popular, Professional, or Scholarly? activity.



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