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ART 201: Prof. Guest's Archeology Project: Find & Evaluate Websites

Evaluating Websites

Before you use material from the Internet, evaluate the site by asking:


WHO- is the author or sponsor ? Is it a reliable person, site?
WHAT- information is provided ? 
Does it match other information from valid sources?

WHEN- was the information posted/updated ? Is it current?

WHERE- does the information come from? Is it a reputable source such as .edu or .gov?

WHY- is the information there? Is it there to inform and educate without bias?


Find out more about credible sources in this tutorial.

Websites

The following websites are extremely helpful for finding general information about archeology, archeological methods, famous discoveries, etc.


 

Famous Archaeologists

The following websites contain information about some great archeologists. These sites are just examples, there are many websites about such famous individuals.


 

Famous Archaeological Discoveries

The following websites contain information about some great archeological discoveries. These sites are just examples, there are many websites about such discoveries.