ANTH 312: Medical Anthropology - Johnston

Finding Credible Web Sources

Tips for Finding and Evaluating Web Sources:
[Note: For the research paper, these sources should be used sparingly and as supporting/supplementary information].

  • Is there an author and contact information? Is there an "about us" page?
  • Is there a publication or copyright date? Is it current?
  • Are there lots of advertisements?
  • Is the content biased?
  • Do links work?
  • What is the purpose of the website?
  • Credible domains to look for: .ORG, .EDU, .GOV


Some websites that might be helpful or provide background and current topics of research in medical anthropology or public health:

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