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STEM 370T: Technology & Society

Website Evaluation

How do you know if a website is reliable? Use this chart as a guide!

Google Scholar

Configuring Google Scholar to ODU Libraries

Types of Websites

.com = Can be commercial, individal, for profit, or non-profit. Some are reliable and some are not. Evaluate carefully!


.edu = Colleges & universities. Mostly reliable. Some may contain personal websites.


.gov = Usually viewed as reliable.


.org = Organizations. Sometimes reliable, but can be biased. Review carefully!

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