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Finding Information on the Internet: A Tutorial

University of California at Berkeley’s Library created a guide to navigate the internet, from determining the accuracy of webpages, to recommending search strategies; this tutorial is a great beginner’s tool. This resource also includes information on how to cite internet and electronic resources. 

Internet Misinformation Fact Checker: Snopes is an excellent source for checking the accuracy of urban legends, folklore, myths, rumors and misinformation.  Looking to determine the accuracy of an email forward or a rumor on Facebook? will help you sort out the truth, with detailed descriptions of the item’s origin and status whenever the item is true, false or undetermined.


Various tutorials and lists cover topics such as understanding the world wide web, Internet research tips, choosing a search engine, using subject directories, and using Internet Explorer. The site was developed and is maintained by a librarian at the University of Albany (New York).