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BIOS: Biology Intensice Orientation Seminar: Using Internet Sources 101

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Website Comparison & Evaluation In Action

This video brought to you by the University of Victoria Libraries compares and contrasts two vastly different websites.

The Anatomy of a Web Address

Before even reading the web page, you can use the URL to test for Authority (CRAAP) by first looking at the domain extension:

 Extension

Entity

.edu /~ Educational Organization (US) /(individual at the university)
.gov Government Agency (US)
.mil Military Institution (US)
.org Any Organization (or individual)
.net Network (or individual)
.com, etc. Commercial

 

 

 

Test Your Skills: Which websites would you use?


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