First thing’s first: does your professor want you to use websites? If your assignment instructions don’t say, make sure to run it by your instructor. For the most part, judge a website like you would any other resource. In particular, look at the following:
While using websites is both tricky and useful, it’s important to think about them before citing them in your bibliography. The above steps don’t have to be too time-consuming, either. Make it a habit to start looking for this information while you read the site. When in doubt, contact us for help or stop by the Service Desk.
From: The Beryl Ivey Library's Clever Researcher Blog
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