5 Evaluating information [Recommended duration: 3 hours]

5.7 Provenance

This section introduces the concept of ‘provenance’ – where a piece of information comes from, and who produced it. This can give us clues as to how reliable it is and provides credentials for that information that support its status and perceived value.

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