Published on October 17, 2015
For more course tutorials visit www.uophelp.com CheckPoint: Evaluating Sources The Internet contains a wealth of information on every imaginable topic. Some Web sites, however, contain information that is not reliable. Other sites may be reliable but contain information that is not appropriate for college-level research. Before you use a source for college papers, perform an evaluation regarding the site’s purpose, affiliations, author’s credentials, and so on. • Resources: Appendix B, the Axia College Writing Resources Web Site, and A Pocket Style Manual • Due Date: Day 5 [Individual] forum • Read pp. 108-111 in the Research section of A Pocket Style Manual. • Review How to Search the Web at http://www.bedfordstmartins.com/researchroom/websearch/ and How to Evaluate Sources at http://www.bedfordstmartins.com/researchroom/evaluate/ at the Writing Resources Web Site. • Locate a Web site that contains information you might be able to use for your expository essay. • Evaluate the Web site by answering the questions in Appendix B. • Post Appendix B as an attachment.