Anyone can create and post open web content, including but not limited to:
Don't always believe what you read!
Many websites are not edited or fact-checked. Be sure to always evaluate any source you find on the open web!
Author: Can you determine who created the site? Is this person reputable? Is there contact information for you to reach the author?
Accuracy: Does the website include references or sources? Can information be verified? Is the site edited as far as grammar and spelling?
Audience: Who is the website created for? Is it appropriate for a college-level paper or project?
Purpose: Why does the website exist? What does the author get out of creating it? Is the website trying to persuade you to buy something or adopt someone else's beliefs?
Date: When was the site created? Updated? Is it recent enough for your paper or project?
Use keywords, not questions:
Limit to a domain:
Limit to a website:
Use your keywords to find scholarly content through Google Scholar!
Raw data and statistical information is available from a wide variety of government and nonprofit websites.