What's On the Web?
Case Study: Wikipedia
Exercise: 1. Look up Cross Dressing in the Wikipedia.
Class discussion about the record and evaluation of the information.
Look at the Evaluation of Web Resources Tab on your class page for ways to anayse information.
Blekko Spam free Searching
Note: click on settings gear at the top of the page; on the upper left hand side, click on library links and add Allegheny College to your profile. You will be able to use the "Find article at Allegheny" link resolver to see if Allegheny owns the full text.
Plain old Google
FS 101: 16 Modern Sexualities
Professor: Jennifer Hellwarth
Librarian: Cynthia Burton, x2982
Abbreviated Class assignment:
Choose from among the following topics:
sex and art
In your paper, you should
· Identify at least three sources of information on your topic found on the web. You may use only search engines if you wish, or you may also use some of the web resources on the library's databases and indexes pages. The three sources must have differing points of view. They may be for differing audiences, or have differing facts, or have differing biases-but they must represent your topic from different perspectives.
· Summarize each site in as full a manner as you can. Check out the web page set up by Cynthia Burton for more ideas on internal analysis of a website. Who is the intended audience? What is the purpose of this site? Answer in as much detail as you can.
· Compare the potential uses of the three sites
for an undergraduate student at