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Business Ed: Economics

World Book Online Advanced

EBSCO

EBSCO Research Databases

Google Search/Website Evaluation

Evaluate your selection before using:

1. Authority?

  • An individual? An organization? An educational institution?
  • What education or experience makes them an expert?

2. Objectivity?

  • What is the purpose of the site?
  • Basic information? Persuasion? Selling something?
  • What is the motive? Beware of bias (especially from .orgs)

3. Currency?

  • When was the site created? Last updated?
  • Is this current enough for my research?
  • Do the links work?

4. Content Quality?

  • Where does the information come from?
  • Does the author credit sources or give references?
    • References are different than links to “additional information”!

Sutherland Library Links for Research Assistance

Click here for more information about Developing Good Research Questions

Click here for more information about Evaluating Websites

TED Talks Videos

TED - Ideas Worth Sharing.  TED.org is a nonprofit dedicated to bringing the best lectures free to the world.

Here's a link to TED Talks covering economics.

Online Images

In-Text Referencing

Below are two examples of in-text referencing for quotes. The format used depends on how you are using the quote in your writing.

Murphy (2012, p. 119) stated that 'there is a book out there for everyone'.

OR

'I believe that there is a book out there for everyone' (Murphy 2012, p. 119).

Economics Books