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English 102 There There (21:355:102): Evaluate Sources

This guide was put together with the goal of helping students in the English Composition course get started with finding a few sources for their research paper assignment. It is intended to complement and supplement the library research instruction sessi

Is This Article Scholarly?

(b) Is the article scholarly?

Quick Guides to Information Quality

Searching and Evaluating the Internet

Evaluate Web Pages (Widener University)

Tate and Alexander, librarians at Widener University, were pioneers in the art of formal Web page evaluation. They advocated five basic criteria (accuracy, authority, objectivity, coverage, currency) with variations in approach for different types of Web pages. This is an updated version of their work.

Evaluating Websites (University of Maryland University College)

Presents an excellent checklist of criteria and questions relevant to Web page evaluation.

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