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Environmental Science 010: Recommended Websites


Instructor Recommended site

How do I determine if a website is reliable?


  • Who is the author? sponsor? url (.gov, .edu, .com, etc.)?
  • Why was it written -- for what purpose, organization, or audience?
  • When was it written?
  • Does it include references or a works cited list?


LIBRARY Activity

1. Review the following three sites:

author, depth, credibility, purpose, use of these sites. Would you use any of these websites to write a research paper about global warming?

Recommended Websites on the Environment