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E-Books: E-books on the Web

Evaluating Web Resources

Guidelines for evaluating websites.


  • Why was this source created? 
  •  What audience was it created for?
  •  Is it scholarly or popular? Does this matter?


  • Who is the author? A person? A corporation?
  • What are the author's qualifications for writing on this subject?


  • Is there a date?
  •  When was the content last updated?


  • Does it give too much or too little information?
  • How specific is the information provided?

Selected Websites

Below is a list of online e-book resources that offer access to ebooks on varying topics. Most of these are free to the public and do not require a special login.


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