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The Hulbert Taft, Jr. Library
To Find Reliable Websites
A Word about Wikipedia
Wikipedia's general disclaimer: "Wikipedia cannot guarantee the validity of the information found here. The content of any given article may recently have been changed, vandalized or altered by someone whose opinion does not correspond with the state of knowledge in the relevant fields."
Tips for Citing Websites in NoodleTools
PLEASE NOTE: Do not copy and paste complete citations from web pages if given. NoodleTools cannot generate footnotes from copies and pasted citation.
Remember: a website is an online source you discover through Google (or another search engine) as opposed to a subscription database you access through the library.
To cite a source on a website, choose Website.
- Websites can contain many kinds of sources including: Reference articles, ebook content, journal articles, primary sources, newspaper articles, speech transcripts, images, etc.
- If you can't determine it, select the source type from the list under Website in NoodleTools.
- If it's not clear what type of source it is, choose Webpage.
If you would like help evaluating a source, see (or email) Mr. Padgett, Ms. Taylor, or Mr. Previti.
We're happy to help!