Is it what you need?
Everything you've learned so far will help determine if a Web site is one you can trust and use in your research. But you should also make sure the site is appropriate for your needs. Ask yourself the following:
- How does it contribute to your research?
- How does the information compare to information you found in books, articles and other types of resources?
- Are you judging the site fairly? Too harshly? Are you being objective?
- Is this site good for some uses but not for others?
Check the reputation
It is often helpful to see what others say about a Web site. Try searching the author or organization's name in a search engine or database to see what additional information you can locate.
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