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Nursing - Information Literacy

Searching the Web

What's on the World Wide Web? Anything you can imagine! The web offers a wealth of information for researchers of health and nursing information:

  • information aimed at a professional audience
  • information aimed at consumers
  • selected full-text of scholarly journals
  • alerting services
  • news
  • graphics

The web can provide more up-to-date information than any other medium and has the potential to profoundly affect lives. At the same time, information may be outdated, incorrect, or harmful. Critical evaluation is crucial!