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CE/ENE 487 Microbiology for Environmental Science and Engineering: Using Web Information

Using Web Resources

Anyone Can Put Anything Up On The Web

Perils of the Internet

 Evaluating Web Sites

http://staff.lib.msu.edu/harris23/general/webeval.htm

http://libguides.lib.msu.edu/evaluate

Some Criteria For Evaluating Web Sites

  • Authorship
  • Currency
  • Publisher
  • Point of View or Bias
  • Verifiability
  • References to Other Sources

 

All Web Sites Are Not Equally Valuable

Hoaxes

          Male Pregnancy 

          DiHydrogen Monoxide

Point of View

          EnergyFromShale.org

          Earthworks -Hyraulic Fracturing 101

          FrackFocus.Org

         

   
 

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