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Sociology: Websites

Welcome to the Glucksman Library Guide for the Department of Sociology in the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences in the University of Limerick

Criteria for evaluating a website

Credibility - is this a a reputable author?

Bias - are all issues fairly represented?

Audience - targeting your information need?

Accuracy - is there supporting documentation?

Relevance - will this add to or support your research?

Evaluating Internet Resources

Since anyone can post to the Internet, before using any information that you find on the World Wide Web in your research papers, critically evaluate the information.  Ask yourself a few questions before using the information found on any web site

Key Websites for Sociology