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Evaluating Information: Purpose

  Questions to ask about PURPOSE:

   What is the purpose of the information?
   Why has this work been created? To inform? To entertain?   
   To sell?
   Is the purpose of the information made clear?

In Library OneSearch:
Look for clues in the OneSearch preview function-- you might find them in the title, the name of the publication, the abstract, or the publisher's name.

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