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Evaluating Websites

Evaluating Websites

Evaluating Websites

Accuracy Is the information presented accurate? Are the facts verifiable?

Authority: Who is the author? What expertise does the author have on the topic? Who sponsors the site? What is the domain name?

Objectivity: What is the purpose of this site? Check the About  link? What position or opinion is presented? Is it biased?

Currency: On what date was the page created? Do you need more current information?

Use: Is the information from this Web Page appropriate for a research paper?

 

Page is confirmed or denied as a valid and useful source.

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