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Ridolf: Period B Senior Research 2014: Websites

Using Appropriate Websites for School Research

  • No Wikipedia

  • No "Answer" websites:  About.com; eHow.com; Askville; Answers.com; and Yahoo Answers

  • No Blogs

  • Generally .gov and .edu sites are the most trustworthy, followed by .org and then .com

  • When you find a website you would like to use, make sure you find out the sponsor of the website.  

  • The sponsor can usually be found at the bottom of the website near the copyright date.  If it is not there, check the "Contact Us", "About Us" or "FAQs".

Finding Parts of a Website for Citations