Contributed by Contributed by Crystal Schimpf, Kixal LLC, with support from Margot Malachowski, Carolyn Martin, and Bobbi Newman, National Network of Libraries of Medicine.
The Internet is a common place to look for health information. This course will help you understand how to access reliable sources for health information, and how to avoid potentially harmful information.
Activities in This Course
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1 Trusted Sources
Overview of reliable sources of online health information.
2 Navigating MedlinePlus
Overview of navigating a health information website.
3 Searching for Info
Two different ways to search for online health information.
4 Evaluating Sources
Tips for evaluating health information websites.
5 Avoiding Harmful Sites
Overview of specific types of website to be careful with.