Tuesday, February 20
FIELD TRIP


Class meets today at Heard Library
MEET AT 9:35 IN CENTRAL LIBRARY LOBBY


ONLINE

REGARDING RESEARCH AND SOURCES IN GENERAL:

Critically Analyzing Information Sources. Cornell University Library.
When doing research, how do I know that the information I've found is reliable?

Citing Sources. Vanderbilt University Library.
What does and doesn't need to be cited?

What is plagiarism? How can I avoid it?. Vanderbilt University Honor Council.
Forms of plagiarism with illustrative examples.

REGARDING THE USE OF ONLINE SOURCES :

Evaluating Web Pages. UC Berkeley Library.
Techniques to apply and questions to ask when trying to figure out if a web page is a good and legitimate research source.

Web Site Evaluation Worksheet. Vanderbilt University Library.
A nifty worksheet (pdf format) that helps one evaluate the research merits of a web site.