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Is this a good website???. RAD CAB http://www.radcab.com By Karen Christensson Book and all products available from Upstart Books. Is your source of information relevant ?. Form focus questions. Broad Narrow Determine keywords and phrases. .
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RAD CAB http://www.radcab.com By Karen Christensson Book and all products available from Upstart Books
Is your source of informationrelevant? • Form focus questions. • Broad • Narrow • Determine keywords and phrases.
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Is this source current? • Has an idea once believed as truth been disproved by new discoveries? • Some fields require more time-sensitive information than others. • When searching news events, look for the last updated date in the header or footer. • Some sites are not updated due to poor site maintenance.
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