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American History: Websites

Guide to resources in American history, including reference works, databases, and websites.

Evaluating Websites

You need to take steps to evaluate all of the information that you use in your research.  Special care must be taken with websites.  Keep these factors in mind when you're thinking about using information from a website:

  • domain name
  • author
  • purpose
  • content/coverage
  • currency

Find more detailed information in the "Evaluating Web Sources" document below.


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