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UMass Amherst Libraries

IMPACT! Service, Contemplation and Social Justice

Guide to library research for Service Learning 192: Service Learning Residential Academic Program

Real or Fake? You Be the Judge!

WARNING -- THESE LINKS ARE ALL TO FAKE SITES!  Do not be fooled by fancy web design!



Blatant Misrepresentations:

Cat on Computer

http://petsorfood.com/

http://haggishunt.scotsman.com/ 


Could These Be Legit?:

http://www.rythospital.com/2011/

http://www.ovaprima.org/

http://www.furnetics.com/


Try THIS Search: 

Run a Google search on:

“Rennets” -- 2nd result:  http://www.savetherennets.com/

“Mankato, MN” – 2nd result:  http://descy.50megs.com/mankato/mankato.html

“Stick insects” – 9th result: http://www.brookview.karoo.net/Stick_Insects/


Our own phony - http://people.umass.edu/accodev1/coursesite_example/index.html

http://blogs.umass.edu/crypt101/ -- and, other universities have actually written the webmaster(s), asking to cite the work!