Online Resources for Improving Information Literacy Practices

Rodesiler, Luke
March 2010
Kentucky English Bulletin;Spring2010, Vol. 59 Issue 2, p31
Academic Journal
The article highlights two strategies for helping students evaluate the validity of online sources and suggests additional Web sites that teachers might use to facilitate information literacy lessons with students. These strategies are identifying the publisher or owner of a Web site with the help of a site's domain name and reviewing the history of a site via the Internetarchive Wayback Machine site. Suggested Web sites that students can explore when introducing information literacy strategies are Buy Dehydrated Water, Dihydrogen Monoxide Research Division, Dream-Tech International, First Genetics, GenoChoice, Lacuna, Pets or Food, and RYT Hospital-Dwayne Medical Center.


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