IRIS 42: Information and Research Instruction Suite for two-year colleges

Match the Domain to Your Purpose

Narrow your search with domains

Understanding domain types can help you quickly navigate through web pages to get to the kind of information you need. Here are some examples:

There are no rules for what you will find in web sites, but there are some rules of thumb. Here are a few:

-- government documents
-- laws and legal information
-- government agencies, such as the Environmental Protection Agency, the White House, and the National Institutes of Medicine
-- information about specific schools,
-- educational materials
-- course materials
-- school, college and university websites
-- library research databases
-- non-profit agencies, such as The Red Cross and the United Nations
-- public galleries, museums
-- sites dealing with specific issues
-- professional associations, such as American Nurses Association
-- purchase or learn about products or services
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