WGS 171: WOMEN'S HEALTH
Encyclopedia of Women's Health Issues
Science Library Ref RA 778 .G39 2002
The New Our Bodies, Ourselves
Science Library Ref RA 778 .N67 1996
The Harvard Guide to Women's Health
Science Library Ref RA 778 .C2163 1996
CATALOGS (Where to find BOOKS)
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TOPIC: "What is the current approach to treating menopause with hormone replacement therapy?"
Women--Health and hygiene.
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INDEXES & ARTICLE COLLECTIONS
Contemporary Women's Issues
General Science Full Text
Social Sciences Full Text
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1. Authority: Who is responsible for the content? Are they an expert on the topic?
Does the author identify her/him/them-self?
2. Objectivity: Why was the site created? Is the information presented with a minimum
of bias? Is the site meant to persuade the reader?
3. Content: What is presented? Is the content focused, or does it stray all over the
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design of the site more important than the content?
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similar sites? Are other authorities cited?
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indication of when it was last updated anywhere on the page?
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Last updated: ls, 9/03