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ENGL 1900: Advanced Strategies of Rhetoric and Research

This guide contains information for ENGL 1900 students on how to select and refine a topic, find books and articles, evaluate sources, cite them, and get help from the SLU Libraries.

Evaluating Web Sites

Search engines like Google find websites of all levels of quality.

Keep these things in mind when deciding if a website 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) websites for your assignments.

Evaluating Web Sites

Where's the Bias?

Wikipedia