Who is the author or publisher? (Go to "About" link on websites)
What is the mission of the website? Who is the intended audience?
Is there bias or opinion? (Much information on the internet is produced by businesses, agencies, organizations or individuals with a certain agenda.)
When was the information last updated? (Check for the "Last updated date" at the bottom of the webpage)
Check the domain: ".edu" and ".org" domains are non-commercial. (They may still be biased, however!)
Google Scholar provides access to scholarly articles and conference papers, many of them available online as PDF files.
If you search Google Scholar and log in with your New School NetID, you'll be able to access journal articles through library databases (such as JSTOR).
NOTE: Do not pay to get the full text of any article. If you can't find the full text, please Ask Us for help.
Use Google to find government or nonprofit websites, as well as websites from specific countries.
Follow this pattern: keyword site:domain extension
Use Country Codes to find websites from a specific country.