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Students will be able to:
- understand why it is better to use library sources than web resources and Wikipedia
- learn how to evaluate web resources
- distinguish scholarly journals from popular magazines
- know how to cite sources in a proper style format
- explain what plagiarism is
The New York Times
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Criterior for Evaluating Web Resources*
- Authority: Who created the website content? Is it a personal blog? What about Wikipedia?
- Objectivity: It is important to consider author's goals and objectives. Websites vary from objective to biased
- Accuracy: Check facts and grammar
- Currency: What is the most recent date on the page?
- Coverage: Is it relevant to your topic? Is the information presented in a way that makes sense?
* Source: Cornell University Library website
Your Friendly Librarian
Christine (Mi-Seon) Kim
, Mathematics and Computer Science
, Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics (STEM)