9 terms

Research Terms

These terms will help you speak academically about research tools and considerations related to Internet research.
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vetted
checked by authorities (example: a vetted resource has been checked to see if it is a trustworthy source)
reliable
honest, trustworthy
biased
showing favoritism or prejudice toward or against something
credible
believable
relevant
connected to the topic
keyword
a word or phrase used in a search
database
an organized collection of data
search engine
a computer program that searches the web for specified words or phrases, returning website suggestions to the user
plagiarism
taking and using ideas, passages, etc., from another's work without giving credit to the author