When you have a paper or project, you need to select your sources with care. In order to decide whether to use web pages along with books and articles, you need to know what kind of information you need.
Do you need...
This tutorial is eleven pages long. On the bottoms of Pages Four through Ten, are clickable illustrations that offer guided tours through web pages that illustrate good sites, questionable sites, and techniques for site evaluation. You can move forward or backward within this tutorial and visit the illustration pages as much as you wish.
When you are ready, there are brief quizzes listed on this page nad on Pages: Four, Five, Eight and Nine.
|Table of Contents|
|Page 1 -- Welcome||Page 2 -- Copyright||Page 3 -- What Can You Find on the Web|
|Page 4 -- Authorship features quiz||Page 5 -- Publishers and Style features quiz||Page 6 -- Personal Pages|
|Page 7 -- Signs of Trouble||Page 8 -- Oudated Pages features quiz||Page 9 -- Bias features quiz|
|Page 10 -- Google||Page 11 -- Scholarly Information Sources||Page 12 -- Web Savvy Quizzes|
|Illustrations and Examples|
|Illustration -- Highwire.com||Illustration -- Sweet Poison||Illustration -- Kaiser Family Foundation|
|Illustration -- Aspartame||Illustration -- Sonja's Pain Page||Illustration -- Bennett Family Page|
|Illustration -- Mercola.com||Illustration -- Term Paper Mill||Illustration -- Dating a Page Using a Revision Date|
|Illustration -- Dating a Page Using PageInfo||Illustration -- HFCS Facts Page||Illustration -- "American Values"|
|Illustration -- An About Guide's Qualfications||Illustration -- Google Search Results|
|Web Savvy Quizzes|
|Web Site Author Qualifications||Web Site Publisher Evaluation|
|Dating a Web Site||Web Site Bias|