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Political Science & International Affairs: Internet Resources

Evaluating Websites

Criteria for evaluating reliable websites include:

  • Accuracy
  • Authority
  • Coverage
  • Currency
  • Objectivity

Remember to evaluate websites carefully before using them for research purposes.

If you still aren't sure, feel free to ask a librarian or professor for assistance.

Citing Your Sources

While writing research papers, you may need to:

  List your sources in bibliographies or works cited, and

♦  Provide either footnotes or endnotes.

Here is a link to the UMW Libraries' Guide to Citing Resources.

Navigation Menu

When looking for web resources related to any of the following topics,

you may either click on these links or scroll down:

Countries and Regions

International Development

Think Tanks

U.S. Politics