I need to write a piece about the "objectives of imperialism" in Austria-Hungary. What are some good, reliable internet resources that I can use for information?
History - SraJMcGin, Saturday, October 2, 2010 at 1:54pm
Try some of the following links for information:
History - Ms. Sue, Saturday, October 2, 2010 at 1:59pm
Here are some excellent suggestions about searching the internet for reliable sources, posted by Writeacher.
"For Internet searching:
At this webpage, you can go immediately to the search sites (first three columns across the top) -- or even better you can scroll down until you see the section called HOW TO SEARCH THE INTERNET. Those are the links to start with. You'll not only learn how to come up with good search terms, but also how to evaluate the webpages you get as results. Some will be good and others will be garbage. You need to know how to tell the difference.
My favorite way to search is to go to Google's advanced search page http://www.google.com/advanced_search?hl=en and put my search words or phrases into the first or second search box (either "all the words" or "exact phrase"). Another is to start out at http://scholar.google.com. However, there many other strategies for searching you can use, and the HOW TO SEARCH THE INTERNET section will help you best.
Learning to use Google or other search engines can save you time and help you learn to find information efficiently. Here are some websites that can teach you how:
... and one to help you judge whether a particular website's information is worth your time:
History - Anonymous, Saturday, October 2, 2010 at 2:01pm
I was looking for more exact recommendations, but thanks anyways.
History - Anonymous, Saturday, October 2, 2010 at 2:03pm
Oh, Thanks Ms. Sue!