Internet Help

Evaluating information from the Internet

  • AllSides – a news aggregator and  that delivers multiple perspectives on any topic to reveal bias, engage users, and connect people for civil conversations.  Includes bias ratings, balanced search engine, guidance for civil conversations across perspectives, etc.
  • Evaluating Information on the Web – from the University of Arizona University Libraries
  • Evaluating Resources from the Web – a video by Western University

Internet Safety

  • CyberSmarts – you will need to log in with your library card number to access this resource.

Some Recommended Sites

  • Google Books – if you’re not sure about reading something, check it out on Google Books and see if you like it.
  • Wolfram Alpha – a unique, math-centric internet search engine, described as a “computational knowledge engine”.
  • WorldCat.org – an international library catalog and a great way to discover new books!