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Evaluating Web Resources
Browse for reviewed, high-quality sites
Learn the ABCs of evaluating websites
What you find on the Web
- Remember, the Web mostly includes .com and .org sites - information published by companies, organizations, and individuals
- It has been estimated that only 7% of what you find on the free Web is suitable for scholarly work
- Because most scholarly journal publishers charge subscription fees to access their materials, you won't find many scholarly journal articles on the free Web
- How is scholarly work defined?
- When and why would you use a search engine versus a library database? How do you choose which database to search?