Library Services for Online Learners

Internet Resources

Internet resources are a popular and potentially very useful source of information for students.  Caution, however, is strongly advised when using Internet resources.  Remember that there is no quality control imposed on the Internet.  It is therefore up to you to determine whether a web site meets academic standards for scholarly, reliable information.  Following are some suggested resources for help in evaluating materials found on the internet:

Evaluating Internet Research Sources by Robert Harris of Southern California College

Evaluating Information on the Net by Eric Jennings at the McIntyre Library at the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire

Using sources of web sites selected by librarians, instead of search engines such as Google, can help you find web sites of higher quality.  Following are some Librarian reviewed pages:

                Digital Librarian

                INFOMINE

                Internet Public Librarian

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