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GOVT 2305 TR Goss: Find Websites

This guide will help you locate resources for your Federal Government course with Professor James Goss.

Featured Websites (reliable & critically evaluated by librarians)

The P.A.R.C. Method - Evaluating Websites

 

Information found on the internet is not filtered for quality.  It is up to you to evaluate websites. Try asking yourself these questions:

Purpose
  • What is the function of this resource?
  • Who is the intended audience?
  • Is it profit-oriented?
Authority/Accuracy
  • Who are the authors or creators?
  • What are their credentials?
  • Is it self-published?
Reliability/Relevancy
  • Does it provide useful, relevant information for your topic?
  • Is this fact or opinion?
  • Is it biased?
  • What might be left out? What is the author NOT telling you?
Currency
  • How timely is the resource?
  • Is the age likely to affect the information provided?
  • Can you find anything more current?

P.A.R.C. Method CC-BY-SA 4.0, Dan Vinson, Haggerty Library, Mount Mary University