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Foundations for Professional Health Practice: Find credible websites

How reliable is your source?

Complete our interactive tutorial on Evaluating your resources to find out.


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How do I know it is credible?

The following questions can help you decide if it is a credible source:

Search tip!

You can limit a Google search to specific websites by entering site: and specifying the domain e.g. cancer site:gov.au will look for cancer information on Australian government websites.

What type of site is it?

.edu - educational institution

.ac -   academic site

.comcommercial site

.govgovernment site

.orgorganisation

.netnetwork

Sites with a ~ in the address usually indicate a personal website

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