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Media Studies: Researching on the Web: Evaluation

Evaluating search engines

Evaluating Web Sites

Evaluation Criteria. Susan E. Beck. New Mexico State University Library. 2009. Archived

Evaluating Web Pages: Questions to Consider. Cornell University Library.

Evaluating Web Pages: Techniques to Apply & Questions to Ask. UC Berkeley.

Principles for Evaluating Websites. Stephen Downes. July 16, 2005.

Who owns that web site?

WHOIS
Free online service for finding the contact address, email, and phone number of website owners.
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Get information about the name of the company where a website is hosted, as well as IP addresses, name servers & more. 

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The Lumen Database
"The Lumen database collects and analyzes legal complaints and requests for removal of online materials, helping Internet users to know their rights and understand the law. These data enable us to study the prevalence of legal threats and let Internet users see the source of content removals."
SimiliarWeb
Online source for data on website traffic, engagement, ranking, and other measures of popularity and usage. .

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