FAQs INDEX

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RESEARCH

Finding and Evaluating Sources

Critical Evaluation of Resources—University of California, Berkeley Library
An overview of key criteria.
http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/TeachingLib/Guides/Evaluation.html

Evaluating Web Pages: Techniques to Apply and Questions to Ask
A more detailed checklist.
http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/TeachingLib/Guides/
Internet/Evaluate.html

Evaluating Internet Resources—University of Albany, SUNY
Succinctly outlined, includes tips on tracing back to higher directories for further background info.
http://library.albany.edu/internet/evaluate.html

Virtual Salt—Robert Harris
See the top category, Internet Related Items, for links to tools, search tips, and source evaluation guidelines.
http://www.virtualsalt.com/index.htm

Martin Maner's Research Tutorials—Developed for upper-level research writing courses, also quite helpful for composition students and teachers working with online resources.
An overview of key criteria.
http://www.wright.edu/~martin.maner/eng344.htm

Characteristics of Scholarly and Popular Writing—University of British Columbia Library
Comparison criteria for scholarly and popular writing.
http://www.library.ubc.ca/hss/instruction/scholpop.pdf

Librarians' Index to the Internet—LII (lii.org), California
Directory of "reliable, trustworthy, librarian-selected Internet resources."
http://lii.org/search/file/internet