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Virtual Technology: Evaluating a Resource

Search Digital Content (non-fiction)

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Search 1,000s of articles:

 

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Resources

Websites reviewed and collected by librarians!

The CRAAP Test

Applying the CRAAP Test: Meriam Library, California State University.


Currency: The timeliness of the information.

Relevance: The importance of the information for your needs.

Authority: The source of the information.

Accuracy: The reliability, truthfulness and correctness of the content.

Purpose: The reason the information exists.

Links to Evaluate

Google Search for: Roman Mythology

search results

 #1: Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roman_mythology
View History

Talk


#2: UNRV History www.unrv.com/culture/mythology.php

Home>About UNRV>Bibliography  http://www.unrv.com/bibliography.php


#3: Roman Gods www.gwydir.demon.co.uk/jo/roman/

Index to all my websites>Using these webpages

http://gwydir.demon.co.uk/jo/about.htm#written

Edkins Family homepage: http://www.gwydir.demon.co.uk/


#4: Roman Mythology for kids

Home>FAQ>

http://www.mrdonn.org/faq.html


#5: InfoPlease

http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0197622.html

About infoplease

FAQs http://www.infoplease.com/helpfaqs.html


#6 Behind the name

www.behindthename.com/names/usage/roman-mythology


#7 ODYSSEY/Rome/Mythology

carlos.emory.edu/ODYSSEY/ROME/mythology.html

copyright info at bottom of page

Edited directory back to> http://carlos.emory.edu/


#8: Roman Mythology

www.crystalinks.com/romemythology.html



Other examples:

Google search result:  classical mythology roman

#6 http://www.timelessmyths.com/classical/

 Home>About Me

http://www.timelessmyths.com/about.html

 

Pro Con

http://aclu.procon.org/

 Can you tell the difference between advertising & information?

 "About Us Section" for Board of Directors.  What affiliation does the Chairman of the Board have with the ACLU? 

 


Website Evaluation examples:

http://www.csub.edu/~jross/projects/infocomp/toolbox/WebEvl/WebCredExAns.html

CARRDS

See page 2 of this document for "What's in a URL?"

Evaluating Wikipedia

How to evaluate a Wikipedia article

Phoebe S. Ayers

Reference Librarian

University of California, Davis

Snopes

Internet reference source for urban legends, folklore, myths, rumors, and misinformation.

http://www.snopes.com/