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Global Village: The Open Web

This library guide has been created specifically for Global Village students. It reflects the resources you will most likely need while you are studying at Lehigh.

The Open Web

By all means, use Google and the open web.

However, be very discriminating about what resources you use. Some freely accessible resources are far better than others.

This guide from the Colorado Community Colleges provides a good explanation about how to evaluate websites:

Learn about Evaluating Source: CRAP Test

Much information that you need will not be easily available on the web, however. Learn how to use the library resources in the remainder of this guide!

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Regarding Wikipedia, see the Wikipedia article titled Reliability of Wikipedia.