When you are searching on your own, once you find a potential website, to help you with your research, you need to evaluate the quality of the website and the material it contains. There are six questions that you should ask yourself. Use the acronym, RADCAB, to help you evaluate the quality of a website.
If you want more information about the WEBSITE EVALUATION, check out the RADCAB website: www.radcab.com
Here are some websites that might be helpful for your YOUTH ISSUES Research Project:
www.procon.org (The purpose of this website is to promote critical thinking, education, and informed citizenship by presenting controversial issues in a straightforward, nonpartisan, primarily pro-con format.)
www.publicagenda.org (This website is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that helps diverse leaders and citizens navigate divisive, complex issues and work together to find solutions.) Go to "our library," "reports," "show all."
- You can also find many excellent websites by going to DESTINY (our online catalog) and clicking on WebPath Express. You can search by specific topics such as “national health care,” “immigration issues," “college tuition,” and so on. Click here to get to WebPath Express:
Cite information found on websites using APA style as follows:
Author’s or Editor’s last name, First letter of first name. (Date of publication). Title of the document, video, etc. Retrieved from http://Web address
Borden. (2014, October 21) “Washington sherrif tells Oregon voters: legalization is already working.” Retrieved from http://webpath.follettsoftware.com/resource/viewurl?encodedUrl=ytShbPhXhHaaSxITA330Tb18564lqVpXK4Y1qh4Sa8k&version=1&appsignature=Destiny&appversion=126.96.36.199+%28AU3%29