The resources listed below provide access to 1000s of scholarly journals, newspapers, magazines, and trade publications. Use these sources to find credible quality information about your topic.
Choose a commercial website (.com) and compare to a governmental, educational, or organizational website (.gov, .edu, .org) using the R.E.A.L. method of evaluation. Or use the CRAP test to learn about criteria you can use to evaluate websites. Other methods include S.I.F.T. and Lateral Reading. For more information, click the links below.
To limit to authoritative websites, choose a preferred domain (.edu, .gov or .org) by adding site:.domain
Example: Add site:.org to your search.
NOTE: Be sure not to include spaces between site: and the domain.
To remove items, use the minus sign.
Example: Add -wiki at the end of your search phrase
For natural phrases, such as school choice, use quotation marks.
Example: "school choice"
To search within a specific website in Google, use the site command.