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  • Evaluating Internet Sources

    Georgetown University Library - Evaluating Internet Resources

    The OWL at Purdue: Evaluating Print vs. Internet Sources

    UC Berkeley Library - Evaluating Web Pages

     

    Find Information About a Web Site

    Alexa.com - provides site demographics: popularity of site, owner of site, etc. Search for sites by topic.

    Wayback Machine - Internet Archive - search over 10 billion archived web pages from 1996 to the present.

    easyWhosi.com - find information about the publisher of a website

     

    Wikipedia - can be a good place for a topic overview; ALWAYS verify information obtained from Wikipedia.

    Read why you should NOT use Wikipedia as a source for a research paper:

    Cornell University Digital Literacy Resource on Using Wikipedia

    A History Department Bans Citing Wikipedia as a Research Source

    Wikipedia Founder Discourages Academic Use of His Creation

    Wikipedia: Academic Use

    Wikipedia: Researching with Wikipedia