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The Internet: A Research Tool 

 SUBJECT DIRECTORIES . . . web databases that identify some of the "best" Internet sites for research and organize them by academic discipline or topic

INFOMINE: Scholarly Internet Resource Collections  - Developed by the Library at the University of California, INFOMINE provides detailed annotations of thousands of Internet sites.     http://infomine.ucr.edu

   SEARCH ENGINES . . . two of the best   

Google  - http://google.com

All the Web  - http://alltheweb.com

To keep up with the ever-changing world of search engines, check out the following site:

Pandia Search Central  - http://www.pandia.com

EVALUATION OF INTERNET RESOURCES . . . be especially discerning

"Evaluating Information - Applying the CRAAP Test"  http://www.csuchico.edu/lins/handouts/eval_websites.pdf

"Evaluating Information Found on the Internet"

http://guides.library.jhu.edu/evaluatinginformation

CITING SOURCES . . . now that you've found them

MLA Style  - Guidelines of the Modern Language Association

Click here for MLA Style guidelines

APA Style  - Guidelines of the American Psychological Association

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CSE Style  - Guidelines of the Council of Science Editors

 

Click here for CSE Style guidelines