Philosophy Department

Advice on Using the Internet in Academic Research

 

EVALUATING WEBSITES (from the USM library page) 
http://library.usm.maine.edu/guides/webeval.html 
Is the Web a good research tool? This question is dependent on the researcher's objective. As in traditional print resources one must use a method of critical analysis to determine its value. Here is a checklist for evaluating web resources to help in that determination.

WORLD LECTURE HALL 
http://www.utexas.edu/world/lecture/ 
The World Lecture Hall (WLH), run by the University of Texas, contains links to pages created by faculty worldwide who are using the Web to deliver class materials. A translation service is offered on the site.