Library databases are invaluable when doing academic research. Nevertheless, reputable information sources do exist on the web as well. Keep in mind that all information sources, whether from a scholarly outlet or from the open web, need to be evaluated. Click here for tips on Evaluating Sources using the RCBCA Test.
General search engines are useful, but advanced or specialized search engines, meta searchers, and subject directories can sometimes be even more useful when doing research. Here are some tools to help you find credible information on the web: