Introduction


As you look for sources for your papers, presentations and projects at UMD, you'll encounter an overwhelming amount of information: resources freely available online and library resources. You've been online for a long time and you already know not to believe everything you read or see on the web. When you are crunched for time, how will you select the best sources quickly? This tutorial will introduce some quick methods for evaluating information to help you determine which sources to use in specific situations.