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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.
|Ch. 1||Using the Web as a research tool||1|
|Ch. 2||Search engines, subject directories, and virtual libraries||28|
|Ch. 3||Content evaluation||51|
|Ch. 4||Visual evaluation||62|
|Ch. 5||Copyright issues and the Web||81|
|Ch. 6||When and how to cite Web sources||99|
Posted March 27, 2003
I have found this text to be really helpful for students doing research papers. Most students just starting college don't know the difference between a database and the internet let alone a good vs bad internet site. This book effectively shows how to tell what you're looking at and how to cite online sources. I highly recommend it. You can't do better for the money!Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.