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Students - LMC Search Engines & Vetted Website Sources

CRAAP Test Website Evaluation

The CRAAP Test is a list of questions to help you evaluate the information you find. Different criteria will be more or less important depending on your situation or need.

 

Vetted Websites

Browsers - Search Engines - Directories

 

 

Vetted Websites

  

WebPath Express

Part of our Follett/Destiny subscription.
  SIRS WebSelect

 

Part of our ProQuest/SIRS subscriptions.

Websites that are vetted have been thoroughly checked and evaluated for their credibility as well as accuracy of information.

 

Web Browsers

Chrome 

Internet Explorer

Safari

Foxfire

 An application that allows you to access, retrieve, and view web pages. It puts all the pieces - images, text, links, etc... together.
Search Engines

 

 

Google

Bing

Yahoo

 

 
Software that searches the Internet by keyword or phrase. It uses webcrawlers to find the information.
Metasearch Engines  

WebCrawler

Dogpile

Info.com

 

 Search tool that uses data from multiple search produce its results.

 

Specialized Search Engine

Google Scholar

 

 

It is an online, freely accessible search engine that lets users look for both physical and digital copies of scholarly articles, that are not necessarily peer reviewed.  It searches a wide variety of sources, including academic publishers, universities, and preprint depositories. You need to check the validity of sources. Also some articles charge a fee to view.

 

 

 

Web

Directories

 

 

 

Virtual Reference Shelf

WWW Virtual Library

About.com

 

Websites listed by subject categories rather than keywords and found by humans rather than web crawlers.

 

 

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