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INT 250 Honors Seminar: Using the Web

Internet evaluation

Remember to use caution when using the Internet for research. Anyone can publish on the www!

Always evaluate a web site for

  • authority
  • accuracy
  • objectivity
  • currency
  • depth of coverage

Look at this tutorial:  Evaluating Internet Sources and Sites from Purdue University for a fuller explanation of Internet evaluation


Search withing a site or domain

Search within a specific site

or a particular domain

(also try .edu, .us, .mil)

Google Scholar

Try using the search box below to search Google Scholar for results from scholarly sources on the Internet.

Using Google Scholar in conjunction with the library databases