The Internet is a valid and valuable source of information but should be used cautiously.  Focus on finding accurate information and always verify by confirming with multiple sources.  Remember, anyone can publish on the Internet, cheaply and quickly.

Useful information that can be sourced on the Internet includes:

The Internet allows access to so much information that you can easily be overwhelmed. Before you start your search, think about what you’re looking for and some questions to direct and limit your search. 

Be aware that search engines rank results. Google uses algorithms to analyse your words, match your search, rank useful pages, consider context and return the best results.  It is possible that some sites can be manipulated to ensure that they rank highly and move to the top of the list.  Always think about your results in terms of: Currency, Relevance, Authority, Accuracy/Reliability and Purpose/Bias.

Useful Google Features