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Nonprofit Leadership and Management: Web Resources

Web Resources

Evaluate Web Resources

From the UC Berkeley Library:

From Libraries and Transliteracy:

Crap Detection, A 21st Century Literacy - The CRAP test is a way to evaluate a source based on the following criteria: Currency, Reliability, Authority and Purpose/Point of View.

Google Scholar

Google Scholar allows you to search the web for a variety of written work from a variety of academic sources.  You can set up the Scholar Preferences to show in your results when an item is available through USD; follow the Scholar Preferences link to the Library Links section on the page.  When you access Google Scholar through the link below, that preference is already set.

Google Scholar Search

Google Quick Tips

  • Search a specific type of site (.org, .gov, .edu, .com, .net) by typing "site colon period type of site" example  after your search terms
  • Search content on a  site by entering your search terms then