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SPEECH 325 - Professor Harder (Spring 2020): Evaluating Sources

Website Evaluation

Why might the websites below may be inappropriate for an academic research assignment? 

How would a great source differ from the sources above?  

What characteristics (who, what, where, when, why) would you want to see in a source that you would use for your research assignment?

  Evaluating Internet Sources

Anyone can publish anything on the web, so it's extremely important to evaluate the information you find there. Follow these links for guidelines on how to evaluate a site.