Searching and Evaluating Resources on the Internet

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Searching and Evaluating Resources on the Internet by Mind Map: Searching and Evaluating Resources on the Internet

1. Evaluating Sources

1.1. Website domain suffixes help us to judge whether a website will give us true/credible information

1.1.1. Good websites to look for end in: edu, org and gov

1.1.2. Websites that might give you less credible information include websites that end in .com

1.2. Some common websites not to trust: Wikipedia

1.3. Trust or Trash Website

1.4. http://webeval.easybib.com/

1.5. How to tell if a website is good or bad

1.6. http://www.schrockguide.net/uploads/3/9/2/2/392267/5ws.pdf

2. Searching Tips

2.1. Use google advanced search to make your searches more specific

2.1.1. Advanced search allows you to have more control over what results you are shown.

2.1.1.1. Use "quotation marks" to group words that ou want to keep together in your results

2.2. Online Research: Tips for Effective Search Strategies

2.3. http://www.onlinesafetysite.com/top-search-engines-for-kids-in-2017

2.3.1. This website suggests some useful search engines for kids to use