Dear Amy: How can I tell if a Web site has reliable information for my research paper? — Jeremy, Salt Lake City
Dear Jeremy: Good sources are easy to spot. Online articles from a newspaper’s or magazine's Web site are usually excellent resources. When searching for information online, you should consider the author of the Web page or article. Information from an organization or specialist in the field you are researching is probably more reliable than from an article that does not include an author. Well-researched articles will also cite their sources of information and may include links to more information. To learn more about Web site evaluation, visit http://liblearn.osu.edu/tutor/les1.
Dear Amy: What are “browser-safe colors”? — Jackie, Tulsa, Okla.
Dear Jackie: Browser-safe colors are a set of colors used in Web site design. They are a common set of colors that will look the same to users of different kinds of operating systems and display monitors. For a chart of browser-safe colors and their codes, check out http://websitetips.com/colorcharts/weinman/hue.
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