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GOVT 361 Intro to Environmental Policy

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Use this guide to locate sources to use for your course assignments.

Finding News: Environmental Science

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Based on Jim Kapoun's "Teaching undergrads WEB evaluation: A guide for library instruction." C&RL News (July/August 1998): 522-523.  Source:

TEST: Global Issues

  • Accuracy. If your page lists the author and institution that published the page and provides a way of contacting him/her, and
  • Authority. If your page lists the author credentials and its domain is preferred (.edu, .gov, .org, or .net), and
  • Objectivity. If your page provides accurate information with limited advertising, and it is objective in presenting the information, and
  • Currency. If your page is current and updated regularly (as stated on the page) and the links (if any) are also up-to-date, and
  • Coverage. If you can view the information properly (not limited by fees, browser technology, or special software requirements), then you may have a Web page of research value.


SEE ALSO: Library Research Basics: Evaluating Resources


TEST 2: Environmental Justice Organisations, Liabilities and Trade (EJOLT)

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