1. Write a paragraph for each website (approximately 200-250 words each) in which you describe the contents of each website in detail, and why you think the site is acceptable for use in an academic research paper, using the information you collected from your evaluation of the site. Look for archives, museums, libraries, and foundations.
2. Do not use citation generators for Chicago
3. Please avoid the following below:
For profit, commercialized sites that sell advertisements;
Private web resources were you can find nothing substantive about the author or the political philosophy or the private funding source;
The History Channel or any A&E Television material;
History.com or the Independence Hall Association (for profit)
Encyclopedia.com: it is a commercialized site that uses information from accredited sources. Go to the UMGC Library and ask the Librarian to help you find the relevant Oxford Companion to Historyseries.
Britannica.com: See above. It sells ads and uses information from other sources.
About.com: not professional; commercialized;
History.org: a commercialized site;
HistoryNet.com: sells magazines;
YouTube, home-made videos. If the video comes from a scholarly source, it is acceptable.
4. I have attached three documents, a sample and the rubric. an assignment for the website already used.