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Horticulture: Web Resources

While studying to become a HORTICULTURE professional, find resources about how to grow and take care of plants, use the latest design software to create effective and sustainable landscapes, and uderstand the importance of integrated pest management (IPM)

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 Associations for Horticulture

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Lanier Technical College Libraries

Kathryn Thompson
Director of Library Services

Hall Campus
770-533-6968
kthompson@laniertech.edu

Min Su
Librarian

Forsyth Campus
678-341-6636
msu@laniertech.edu

Tina Jordan
Librarian

Dawson Campus
678-513-5221
tjordan@laniertech.edu

Patrick Stanley
Librarian

Barrow & Jackson Campus
770-294-4525
pstanley@laniertech.edu