EvaluatingInformationPresented by Madeline Wagner,KU Cedar Rapids Campus Librarian
Evaluating Public resources are materialsa resource that are freely available on thePurpose Web. They do not requireAuthority membership or passwords to access the information. One of theTimeliness most popular ways to find publicScope resources is through search engines or directories.
NPR, CNN, etc.
CDC, Census, State Agencies
Amazon, Best Buy, etc.
Search Engines: Google, Bing, Yahoo, Alta Vista
Internet Public Library, Yahoo Directory
A portion of the Web is the "private Web" whereaccess to information is password/registrationprotected.This material often cannot be found throughsearch engines or directories.