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Evaluating Web sites

It's important to be critical when using websites. Make sure the information is reliable and it comes from a credible source. The website below will show you how to evaluate a website.

Evaluating Web Pages: Techniques to Apply & Questions to Ask

(From UC Berkeley)

This web site will show you how to evaluate a web site.

Questions to consider:

  • What can the URL tell you?
  • Who wrote the page?
  • When was the page last updated?
  • What are authors' credentials?
  • Are sources documented with footnotes?
  • Does it link from other pages?

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