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Library Tutorial for STEM/ENGR 100 Online

ASAP Evaluation Practice

1. WATCH & COMPARE: What did you write in your notes about the two websites? Watch the video to reveal the key information you should have discovered in evaluating these websites. 

Why does it matter?

2. ASK YOURSELF: Did you find the clues to the credibility of the websites when you looked on your own? Do you usually evaluate the credibility of an article, website, or story when you hear it?

One of these sites belongs to lobbyists who want to influence your behavior and sell you products. If you don't take the time to evaluate the purpose of a website or source, you might not realize that you are being given only one side of the story.

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