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Tools and Resources for Student Success: General Websites

This guide is designed to help students find credible tools and resources for success and organization.

Evaluating Websites

When using the Web for research, it is important to evaluate what you find, because no one curates or rates it.  There are different methods of deciding if a source is credible, but an easy-to-remember evaluation acronym to use is CRAAP:

timeliness of the information

importance of the information for your needs

source of the information

reliability and correctness of the content

the reason for it or why the information exists

Google Books

Takes you out to Google books. Click on a title and look for the Find in Library link on the left side of the book. 

Google Book Search

Gateway Resources

Misc. General Resources    Teenager's Guide to Credit Cards             Listed in Forbes' Top 75 Websites for your Career

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Keith Slade
Make an appointment with me. Click on ribbon below. Faculty, schedule library instruction for a class.
My address is :
South City Campus
Room 1-022
1575 S. State Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84115