Always check the URL of a website to determine what type of site it is:
.edu or .ac : an academic institution, e.g. curtin.edu.au
.gov : a government body, e.g. abs.gov.au
.org : a non-profit organisation, e.g. engineersaustralia.org.au
.com or .co : a commercial body or company, e.g. cmewa.com.au
.net : an internet service provider, e.g. miningjobswa.net.au
Not all the of the information you find on the internet is accurate, up-to-date and reliable.
It is important to evaluate your information before you decide to use it in your assignment.
- how relevant is it?
- is it current and up-to-date?
- is it published by a reputable author or organisation?
Learn more by completing our interactive tutorial Evaluating your resources
Search for scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources.
If you are working off campus, once you have your search results: