MAT 401: History of Mathematics

This guide will walk you through the research steps and resources for your MAT 401: History of Mathematics paper.

Finding Credible Web Sources

Tips for Finding and Evaluating Web Sources:

  • Is there an author and contact information? Is there an "about us" page?
  • Is there a publication or copyright date? Is it current?
  • Are there lots of advertisements?
  • Is the content biased?
  • Do links work?
  • What is the purpose of the website?
  • Credible domains to look for: .ORG, .EDU, .GOV
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