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3. Coverage - Is the content covered comprehensively?
4. Currency - Is the information current?
5. Purpose - Is the content biased?
If you're not certain, ask a librarian!
Author Resources - Introduction
In addition to the below resources, review the resources located on the tabs for "Reference," "Books," and "Literature Databases" for information on specific authors.
Critical and biographical websites about authors and their works can be browsed by author, by title, or by nationality and literary period. These websites were selected by librarians!
A Celebration of Women Writers
The Celebration of Women Writers recognizes the contributions of women writers throughout history. This website's goal is to promote awareness of the breadth and variety of women's writing.
Most contemporary authors maintain an official website where they can share news about publications, appearances and awards with their fans. Many also now have facebook pages and Twitter feeds.
Try these Google searches, substituting your author's name, in the search box below:
"Chef Jeff Henderson official website"
"Stephen King facebook"
"Jodi Picoult Twitter"
You can find author interviews and book readings on YouTube.com. Use searches like these: