Web Research: Selecting, Evaluating and Citing

Web Research: Selecting, Evaluating and Citing

by Marie L. Radford, Susan B. Barnes, Linda R. Barr, Susan B. Barnes
     
 

Web Research: Selecting, Evaluating, and Citing brings together a librarian, a cybrarian, and a visual communicator to examine the critical issues associated with using the World Wide Web as a scholarly research tool. The book includes the following topics: understanding when to use the Web as a research tool, locating credible information, critically

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Web Research: Selecting, Evaluating, and Citing brings together a librarian, a cybrarian, and a visual communicator to examine the critical issues associated with using the World Wide Web as a scholarly research tool. The book includes the following topics: understanding when to use the Web as a research tool, locating credible information, critically evaluating websites (both visually and verbally), avoiding plagiarism and copyright problems, and citing web references. By developing guidelines, this book helps students more effectively use the Web as a research tool for the twenty-first century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205332496
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
10/28/2001
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
102
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.20(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Using the Web as a research tool1
Ch. 2Search engines, subject directories, and virtual libraries28
Ch. 3Content evaluation51
Ch. 4Visual evaluation62
Ch. 5Copyright issues and the Web81
Ch. 6When and how to cite Web sources99

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