Skip to Main Content
Lesson 3: Verifying online sources
In this lesson, you’ll learn how to assess the content of a website to determine whether it’s appropriate for your academic research.
After watching the videos below, you can take the practice quiz for this lesson to test what you've learned. Take the quiz as many times as you need before moving on to the next lesson. You can download the script for the videos to help you study.
Watch the introduction to Lesson 3
Watch Part 1: What's out there - authority, bias and content
Watch Part 2: Finding additional support
Watch Part 3: Check the URL and perimeter
JSTOR is part of ITHAKA, a not-for-profit organization helping the academic community use digital technologies to preserve the scholarly record and to advance research and teaching in sustainable ways.
©2000-2019 ITHAKA. All Rights Reserved. JSTOR®, the JSTOR logo, JPASS®, Artstor® and ITHAKA® are registered trademarks of ITHAKA.