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HIS 102 World History II: Find Reliable History-Related Websites

Evaluating Internet Sources Using C.R.A.A.P. Test

(Video produced by the University of Mary Washington Media Center.)

Learn how to use Primary Sources

Online Primary Sources

Google

In Google you can limit your search to a particular site. For example, looking for information on World War II propaganda.  Enter the search query:

"World War II" propaganda site:.gov  

After completing a Google web search, click on Images to see what images are revealed. You may find old letters, journal entries, photographs and more.  Be sure to carefully evaluate the sources of these images. 

Google Scholar

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