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Evaluating Web Resources  

This is a multidisciplinary guide on evaluating research sources, especially resources found on the World Wide Web.
Last Updated: Jan 13, 2012 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Welcome to the F. D. Bluford Library guide on website evaluation. Please explore the tabs to get ideas about how to evaluate resources before using them in a research paper.

  • The video below will introduce the idea of evaluating websites.
  • Go to the "Asking Wh__ Questions" tab to get some basic ideas about evaluating websites by asking Who, What, When, Where, and Why.
  • The CRAAP test tab will present a test to help determine what sites are good and what aren't.
  • The Sites for More tab will provide links to other evaluation methods and search tools that can help you start with a more scholarly search or explore different parts of the Web.

Beginning to Evaluate

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Get Deep!

Get deeper knowledge by reading up on your skills! Find serious information on how to find serious information with these books:

Evaluating Website content
Call Number: A&T 2nd FLOOR STACKS L11 .F37 492

Research and documentation in the electronic age
Call Number: A&T 3rd FLOOR STACKS ZA4375 .H327 2006

Your research project : a step-by-step guide for the first-time researcher
Call Number: A&T 2nd FLOOR STACKS LB2369 .W26 2005

Research Strategies : Finding Your Way Through The Information Fog
Call Number: A&T 3rd FLOOR STACKS Z711 .B23 2008


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