Research Help

Research Help Tutorial:
How to Evaluate a Website

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How can I find good websites for my academic research?

Anyone can create a website. There is no official editorial process. This allows useful information to mingle with useless information. Truth with Lies. You must evaluate for yourself which websites provide the best material for your research.

Authority
Question Authority:

Accuracy

Accuracy

Objectivity

Currency

Coverage

Domain Name
Use the domain name, the URL or site address to help you determine the type of information on the website:

Evaluation Worksheets
Follow these links to evaluation worksheets that you can print out and use to evaluate each website

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