Searching for your keywords in Google comes up with lots and lots of results. But are they suitable to use as an information source (and reference) in academic assignments?
Activity: Use the following evaluation criteria to assess online resources that were located in a search for 'indigenous alcohol mortality'.
Currency - the timeliness of the information
Relevance - the importance of the information for your needs
Authority - the source of the information
Accuracy - the reliability, truthfulness and correctness of the information listed
Purpose - the reason why the resource was created
Remember that you may need to dig deeper and have a look at the About / Contact pages to get a better idea of the website or author's credentials.
Applying the CRAAP test
Review the following websites in light of the evaluation criteria to determine if they are appropriate to use for your academic assignments.
Change your settings so that Find it @ CDU links automatically appear within Google Scholar in your search results:
1. Click the three horizontal lines (top left) then go to Settings (the cog at the bottom of the list)
2. Click Library links
3. Type in Charles Darwin University and click the search button
4. Tick Charles Darwin University - Find it @ CDU
If you use EndNote, under Bibliography Manager, select EndNote
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Charles Darwin University Library links automatically appear when you searchon campus.