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Absolutism & Revolution, 1660-1800 -- History 303: Websites

Evaluating Internet Sources

Relevance How old is the website or page? 

·      Can you tell when the page was posted to the web?
·      Has the content been updated?

 Reliability How accurate is the information?

·      Have the pages been edited?
·      Is there a bibliography?
·      Do the links work?

 

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Websites

Eurodocs - Brigham Young University – Contains historical documents from Western Europe.

The Enlightenment - Washington State University – Offers a good introduction to the Enlightenment and provides informative notes and links to relevant sites.

Internet Modern History Sourcebook - Fordham University – A collection of public domain and copy-permitted historical texts for educational use. Some topics include: Absolutism, Enlightenment and the French Revolution.