Exercise: Which Sources Would You Use for a Research Paper about Cloning? (Selections provided by Carol Anne Germain) 1) Nuclear Transfer : A Brief History 2) Cloning Myths : Debunking Science Fiction 3) Cloning-What Is It and Where Is It Taking Us?
EVALUATING WEB PAGES: LINKS TO EXAMPLES OF VARIOUS CONCEPTS
How to Recognize an Advocacy Page An Advocacy Web Page is one sponsored by an organization attempting to influence public opinion (that is, one trying to sell ideas). The URL address of the page frequently ends in .org (organization). Examples: National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League, The National Right to Life Committee, the Democratic Party, the Republican Party
How to Recognize a Business/Marketing Web Page
A Business/Marketing Web Page is one sponsored by a commercial enterprise (usually it is a page trying to promote or sell products). The URL address of the page frequently ends in .com (commercial). Examples: Adobe Systems, Inc., the Coca Cola Company, and numerous other large and small companies using the Web for business purposes.
How to Recognize a News Web Page
A News Web Page is one whose primary purpose is to provide extremely current information. The URL address of the page usually ends in .com (commercial). Examples:USA Today, Philadelphia Inquirer, CNN
How to Recognize an Informational Web Page
An Informational Web Page is one whose purpose is to present factual information. The URL Address frequently ends in .edu or .gov, as many of these pages are sponsored by educational institutions or government agencies. Examples: Dictionaries, thesauri, directories, transportation schedules, calendars of events, statistical data, and other factual information such as reports, presentations of research, or information about a topic.
How to Recognize a Personal Web Page
A Personal Web Page is one published by an individual who may or may not be affiliated with a larger institution. Although the URL address of the page may have a variety of endings (e.g. .com,.edu, etc.), a tilde is frequently (~) embedded somewhere in the URL. PlagiarismResources for teaching (CETL)
Papers for Sale! There are many sites on the Web offering research papers for sale, obviously, submitting this work as one's own is considered plagiarism.