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HIST 2327 NE P. Martinez: Websites

Be Careful!

Not all instructors allow the use of internet sites as references.   Check with your professor to be sure you are allowed to use websites for your research.

Websites

Searching Google

When browsing Google remember:

  1. The more specific your keywords (business management vs. business), the better your result list will be.

  2. Use available search tools to narrow your results.
Google Web Search

Evaluate, evaluate, evaluate

Keep in mind that anyone can post anything on the Internet.  Use the PARC method for evaluating websites.

 

Purpose or Point of View

  • Is this fact or opinion?

Authority

  • What are the credentials of the author, sponsors, etc.?

Currency

  • Is the information current for your topic?

Reliability

  • Are you able to find the same information elsewhere?