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Care must be taken in searching for information on the Internet. Unlike both the print resources found in the library and the
electronic databases provided by the library, freely available Internet
resources have not necessarily been published by reputable academic
publishers nor have they been selected by librarians with expertise in
their subject area. Nearly anything can be posted on a website, and
just because it is available online does not mean it is valid or
However, this does not mean that you cannot find good resources on the
Internet; the key to doing so is to carefully evaluate what you find on
the web. If you use web resources, be sure to ask these questions:
Who is the author of the Web site? Are the author's credentials listed?
What institution or organization is behind the Web site?
When was the Web site created or last updated?
Who is the intended audience for the Web site?
Is the information provided objective or biased?
How does information provided by the site compare to other works, including print works?
Extensive resources on a number of ethical issues, including the evolution/creation controversy, biomedical ethics and much more. Counterbalance is a non-profit educational organization working to promote counterbalanced perspectives on complex issues.
EthicShare is a research and collaboration Web site for scholars working in the field of ethics. Developed with an initial focus on bioethics, the EthicShare collection features scholarly articles, books, archival and digital objects, popular press literature, dissertations, and commission reports, as well as blogs and other sources.
A research institution of the Catholic Church established by the Catholic Military Chaplaincy. The emphasis of research and documentation is on the political and social debate on questions of peace from a theological-ethical point of view.
This site presents strategies and resources for faculty members who are teaching philosophy courses. The mission of the site is to provide free, user-friendly resources to the academic community. All of the materials are provided on an open source license