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Dunwoody Dental Hygiene: 1. Currency

Research Tools

Currency

The body of human knowledge is always growing and changing. It's especially important to be sure that your information is up-to-date for subjects like the health sciences and current events.

Which of the following statements is true about the website you are evaluating? The more green checks a website has the more reliable a source it will be. 

 

   The source is less than 5 years old and is a current source of its type on the topic, or it is a primary source.

    There is no publication, update, or review date

http://png-5.findicons.com/files/icons/766/base_software/128/warning.png  The source is more than 5 years old .

   Many links on the page are broken (i.e. they link to pages that are no longer online).

Test Your Skills

Would you use either of these websites as references for a research assignment based on the currency criteria?

Yes: 2 votes (100%)
No: 0 votes (0%)
Total Votes: 2

 

 

Yes: 0 votes (0%)
No: 1 votes (100%)
Total Votes: 1