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ENGL 1900: Advanced Strategies of Rhetoric and Research: Evaluate Sources

Librarian-selected resources and information for ENGL 1900 students.

Evaluating Web Sites

Search engines like Google find Web sites of all levels of quality.

Keep these things in mind when deciding if a Web page is reliable and appropriate for your research.

  • credible authorship
  • objectivity
  • accuracy
  • recent updates
  • educational purpose

Always check with your instructor to find out if you can use free (non-Library) Web sites for your assignments.

Evaluating Web Sites

Where's the Bias?

Wikipedia