Philosophy Department

Advice on Using the Internet in Academic Research


EVALUATING WEBSITES (from the USM library page) 
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.

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.