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PHI 172 / Ferguson: Web Resources

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Wikipedia Search

While not a true academic resource, Wikipedia is a good starting point that gives you an overview of a topic. Many times, reliable references are cited in the Wikipedia articles.



Google Search

Google returns results that are only as good as your search. Become a better Googler by learning these 15 tips and tricks.

Evaluating Web Sources

When consulting freely available web sources, keep in mind that anyone with a little time, some knowledge, and small amount of money can publish on the Internet. Even Homer!

Carefully evaluate all sites for authority, currency, and accuracy using the CRAAP test.

Reports & Statistics

Digital Collections