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Library Resources: ENC 1102



Evaluating Websites

Even though there is a wealth of reliable information available on the Internet, there is also a lot of misinformation. Since there is no regulatory agency to monitor the wide variety of information that is published on the Internet on a daily basis, it is often hard to tell if the information you access is reliable. Therefore, it is very important to evaluate Internet sources to determine the reliability.

The following will help with evaluating Internet sources:

A short video about criteria for determining credibility of websites.


Study/Writing Helps

Plagiarism, Copyright, & Creative Commons

Effective Paraphrasing

Effective Paraphrasing Strategies webpage from Walden University Academic Guides with tips for effective paraphrasing in academic writing

Video of steps for effective paraphrasing of original sources: