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Evaluating Resources

 

The Anatomy of a Web Address

First things first,quick CRAAP testing via the URL. Text for Authority 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

 

 

Website Comparison & Evaluation In Action

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

 

Test Your Skills: Which websites would you use?

 

Finding Additional Information by changing URLs

http://www.harborhouselaw.com/bks/nclb/NCLB.1st.ed.pdf
                     domain.extension/directory/directory/file

 http://www.harborhouselaw.com/bks/nclb/NCLB.1st.ed.pdf

 


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