When searching web sites:
Check for Relevancy
Does the information anwer my questions or does it give me important new information to add to my questions?
Check for Authority
Do I recognize that author?
What are the author's qualifications to provide this information?
What organization, company, government or university supports this infomration?
Check for Currency
Is this information up to date?
Check for Objectivity
Does the information inform, persuade, or both?
Use the Research T-Chart to organize your notes. Use a separate chart for each source.
Be careful to take notes on information that relates to your questions.
DO NOT COPY WORD FOR WORD
Cite your source at the top of each Research T-Chart you use to take notes. Use the following web sites to help you cite your sources correctly: