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EAP 1900: Rhetoric & Research Strategies

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