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BIOL 101 - Biever - Penn Valley: Websites

A library guide to help students find sources related to their popular media article assignment.

Searching on the Free Web

Quick Tips for Searching the Web

When searching the web, you an use some shortcuts to begin to find good sources. Still remember to use your best judgment while evaluating websites, even when using these shortcuts.

keyword : gov

keyword : edu

keyword : org

These limiters will remove .com (and other domains) from your results while using Google. .Gov/.edu/.org sources are more likely to be credible, since they often have an institution backing them.