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MLA Works Cited


Online Research Database
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Gale Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center
"Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center is a virtual library of resources from Gale designed to aid students in the study of today's hottest social issues. Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center is a flexible, comprehensive and beneficial search tool supporting high school and academic and public library research."
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Password for home use: fjuhsd


Fracking?
Is racial or religious profiling ever justified?

Nomani, Asra Q. "Is Racial or Religious Profiling Ever Justified? Yes." The New York Times Upfront | The News Magazine for High School. Scholastic. Web. 04 Apr. 2012. <http://teacher.scholastic.com/scholasticnews/indepth/upfront/debate/index.asp?article=d041811>.

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**Should the U.S. End Birthright Citizenship?**
**Is Outsourcing Good for the U.S. Economy?**
**Have Youth Sports Become Too Intense?**
**Should Women Be Allowed in Combat?**
**Is the Health Care Law Good for the Nation?**
**Should the U.S. have a national health-care system?**
**Is the War in Afghanistan Winnable?**
**Is Google Making Us Stupid?**
**Is It Time to Revive Nuclear Power?**
**Should the U.S. Halt Offshore Drilling?**
**Should The U.S. Drill for Oil Offshore?**
**Should Candy and Soda Be Banned from Schools?**
**Do School Libraries Still Need Books?**



5 SOURCES!!!




Slim-Approved Website:


http://findarticles.com/
"Contains articles from the back issues of over 900 magazines, journals, trade publications and newspapers. Search our online article archive or browse by category list or publication name."




Web evaluation: http://lib.nmsu.edu/instruction/evalcrit.html
troyhigh.com vs. troyhs.com


Evaluating Websites
Authority:
  • It is clear who is responsible for the contents of this site
  • The author is clearly listed or it is a government or educational site by a known authority
  • You were linked to this site from a trusted site
Accuracy:
  • The site contains carefully edited, verifiable information
  • Sources are listed so that they can be verified
  • The site is free of spelling and grammatical errors
Objectivity:
  • The main purpose of the site is not to sell something or promote the author’s point of view
  • Any advertising is clearly differentiated from the information content of the site
  • There is a statement of purpose and any sponsorship is clearly stated
Currency:
  • The site contains appropriately current information
  • The date the site was created or most recently updated is clearly displayed
  • The site contains few or no “dead” links
Coverage:
  • The site contains a sufficient amount of information to make its use worthwhile
  • The site is complete and not under construction, the information seems complete
  • There is more to the site than what is common knowledge.
  • The content will be useful to me in my research.


People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals
http://www.peta.org/

Animal Concerns.org
http://www.animalconcerns.org/index.html






Crazy Websites:

http://keithstanger.com/evalsite.htm

Wikipedia?
Princess Mabel edits own entry
http://www.reuters.com/article/oddlyEnoughNews/idUSHER15273720070831?feedType=RSS&feedName=oddlyEnoughNews

"Sinbad resurrected after online demise"
http://www.reuters.com/article/internetNews/idUSN1516583520070315


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