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BIO100 - Introduction to Biology General: Websites

This guide provides access to resources recommended for research in Biology.

Quick Links

Image Websites

Media / Video

Science Search Engines and Portals

Although you can try searching Google for your topic, you will probably find the following web search engines provide more relevant and accurate results.

Helpful Science Websites

Website Evaluation Checklist

Website Evaluation Checklist


There are two sides to evaluating online sources. First is a concrete examination of the site itself. The following checklist will give you clues to the quality of a given website. Next is a critique of the information itself which requires critical thinking on your part. This process will tell you whether or not you can safely cite a particular website in your paper.

Use this .pdf to evaluate your website sources.

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