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Research & Learning


Evaluate Web Resources

You need to evaluate your web sources carefully to determine a website's authority, reliability, and usefulness.

What is available on the web?

"What is Available on the Web?"
Length: 4 minutes
Source: Research Companion
Description: What's the least efficient, most time-consuming method for doing scholarly research?

How to evaluate web resources

"How to Evaluate Web Resources"
Length: 3 minutes
Source: Research Companion
Description: How to find, evaluate, and use credible sources from the web.

How to use Wikipedia responsibly

"How to use Wikipedia responsibly"
Length: 6 minutes
Source: Cooperative Library Instruction Project
Description: While you shouldn't cite it as a source, this public encyclopedia can often direct you to reputable sources and primary documents on sometimes-obscure subjects.

How to use Google Scholar responsibly

"How to use Google Scholar responsibly"
Length: 6 minutes
Source: Cooperative Library Instruction Project
Description: How to go directly from Google Scholar to any articles that are available at UCO.