Online Research

Looking for information? Here are some tips to help you find the good stuff online.

First, you’ll have to think about what you want to know – and what keywords to put in your search engine.

Tips for Online Research (Neltner)

Google Search Tips for Students (eFaqt)

Then, you’ll have to decide whether the sites you’ve found have good information.

The Five W’s of Website Evaluation (Kathy Schrock) – a checklist of  great questions to ask yourself when considering a source of information.

Video links:

Evaluating Websites With the 5 W’s (by Ellen Goldfinch)

Evaluating Websites (by Gulf Coast State College Library)