2: Understanding Information
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Information can be seen through a few different prisms. Here are a few we will explore. We can look at the format (print book, e-book, article, e-article, webpage, etc.). We can look at information and their sources to determine if they are good enough to use for the purpose we intend to use it. We can look to see if the authors have first-hand knowledge of what they are writing about or if they are using information they learned from others. We can look to see the qualifications of the authors. We can look at sources through the eyes of the creators and acknowledge their work by properly quoting and citing (See 3D). We can look to control if the work is current enough for our needs.