Whenever you do research, use sources that are the best quality and best suited to your research task. Library resources are often your best bet in terms of the variety, relevance and quality, but web research can also lend valuable information to your assignments.
When researching the prevalence, risk factors, and public health initiatives related to your workplace health concern, credible websites are a great source. Here you'll find tips and tricks on how to conduct web searches effectively.
The following video provides an introduction to some simple search techniques that can be used to weed-out irrelevant and low-quality sources, so that you can find the most relevant and credible sources for your research task.
Local, national, and international health and healthcare organizations and advocacy groups represent, communicate, and advocate on behalf healthcare workers and those affected by a wide range of conditions and diseases. As students and researchers, we can look to these organizations and advocacy groups as credible resources that often provide up-to-date information.
Use the CRAAP Test method to determine if a web resource is right for you. Evaluate sources based on the following points: