You can use Google Advanced Search to find credible internet sources by limiting search results.
- Choose a domain, like .edu, .gov, or .org, to filter out .com information.
- Explore limiting file type to .pdf to find documents that may have been professionally edited.
A printable version of the SIFT & PICK approach to evaluating sources using lateral reading (SIFT) to fact check a source and vertical reading (PICK) to decide whether it is the best source for your needs.
The SBCC Luria Library research guides include information about student resources, general research topics, and support for research in specific courses or fields of study.
Choosing the Best Web Source
The following tutorial covers how to recognize open and hidden web resources and how to evaluate sources found on the open web (from off campus you will need to log in using your Pipeline username and password):