Answered By: Kathryn Park Last Updated: Aug 06, 2019 Views: 63
Internet resources are a special concern for your instructors because some sites are published as jokes, propaganda, outright lies, and some are published by people who simply don't know what they're talking about. There is no screening process. Since most Web sites are not screened before being published you will be responsible for evaluating the sites you use. But how do you do it?
Here are 5 steps to evaluation explained briefly. Click on the links for each to see more detail:
What does the author know about the subject?
Does the author have an agenda?
Where did the author get the information?
When was the material written?
- Review and Editing
Has the material been reviewed for publication?
The library has a libguide with specific guidance on evaluating sources. Click the Evaluate Your Sources link below to access it.
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