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How Do You Evaluate a Web site?

Relevancy Is the information relevant to the question at hand? Am I on the right track?
Appropriateness Is the information suitable to my age and core values?
Detail How much information do I need? Is the depth of coverage adequate?
Currency When was the information published or last updated?
Authority Who is the author of the information? What are his or her qualifications?
Bias Why was this information written? Was it written to inform me, persuade me, entertain me, or sell me something?


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Created by Karen M. Christensson, M.S. Library Media Education

Great Neck South Middle School
Page last updated 11/28/07