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Business Administrative Technology: Web Resources

The Business Administrative Technology program is designed to prepare graduates for employment in a variety of positions in today’s technology-driven workplaces.

Evaluating Websites

Evaluate carefully any information you find on the Web for:

  • AUTHORITY
  • OBJECTIVITY
  • QUALITY
  • RELEVANCE

Tips on Evaluating Websites

Domain Names

A domain name (the end of a web address) can say a lot about a website. Here are a few common ones:

  • .com Commercial Site
  • .gov Government Agency
  • .edu Higher Education
  • .org Organization. May be charitable, religious, or a lobbying group.
  • .mil Military
  • .net Internet Service Provider

Recently, domains are now able to be customized and include new ones like .museum. Please contact a librarian if you have any questions about a particular domain!

Professional and Related Websites

Finding More Good Websites

To improve your odds of identifying "good" websites for research assignments, look for web resources with the "Librarian Seal of Approval:" Use website directories/guides created by librarians, for example:

[NOTE: this site functions best using the Firefox Internet browser]
Enter a topic in the SEARCH box, or click on RESOURCES BY SUBJECT to browse. Click on the icon next to a website name for more details.
 
Enter search words in the EXPLORE GUIDES search box to find research guides like the one you're currently using!
The U.S. government's official web portal. Offers a wealth of info from both government AND non-government sources.

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Min Su
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