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PHIL 110 Contemporary Moral Issues with Shannon Werre: Resources for Essay #2: Famous/Infamous Person

Online Resources

 

Tempted to use Wikipedia for background information? Try Encyclopedia Britannica instead! We have ad-free online access to this database of credible reference articles that you can use as sources for your essays. Make sure to cite your sources.

Finding Resources on the Web

Not all web resources are created equal! Only .gov and .edu domains are regulated - which means not just anyone can get one. How do you just get results from these sites? Try a Google Site Search!

Go to http://www.google.com. Type in your search term(s) followed by site:.edu or site:.gov like this:

You can also do this from Google's Advanced Search (http://www.google.com/advanced_search

Suggested Biographical Book Resources

Books can be a great resource for biographical information on your essay subject. These are some examples - looking for a book about another person? Search for a person in OneSearch.