Internet Searching


Kathy Schrock's Critical Evaluation of Information

This link contains a great guide for website evaluation.  I am sure you have heard the old saying, "Don't believe everything you hear or read."  The same is true for the Internet.  Just because it is on the Internet does not mean that it is true.  Using websites that do not meet specific criteria can be disastrous if you are doing research for a school project. Be sure to evaluate your websites. Check out this link to help you determine if the website you have selected is really what you want and need.    


Online Tutorial  
Concepts of online research - An interactive Tutorial

Website CSI Digital forensic training.  Become website CSI investigators to determine if the website is RAV (reliable, authoritative, valid).  An interactive site.
Searching Techniques  PDF with basic searching techniques that help yield the best results - good for students and teachers alike. (truncation, and, or, unnecessary words, wildcards, nesting). Print for display or as handouts.