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How to evaluate websites
- Accuracy: If your page lists the author and institution that published the page and provides contact information.
- Authority: If your page lists the author credentials and its domain is preferred (.edu, .gov, .org, or .net).
- Objectivity: If your page provides accurate
information with limited advertising and it is objective in presenting
- Currency: If your page is current and updated regularly (as stated on the page) and the links (if any) are also up-to-date.
- Coverage: If you can view the information properly, not limited to fees, browser technology, or software requirement.
FROM: Kapoun, Jim. "Teaching undergrads WEB evaluation: A guide for
library instruction." C&RL News (July/August 1998): 522-523.
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