Evaluating Websites

Evaluating Websites - PDF - PowerPoint

Currency of Information

How recently has the information been published and updated?

Authority

What are the credentials and expertise of the person who created/wrote the information?

Accuracy

Is the information biased? Is it factual but undocumented? Or is it correctly cited? Does it match what you find in other credible sources?

Purpose

Why does the information exist? Why did the author put it online?

Relevance

Is it related to your topic and audience?

View the Evaluating Sources Rubric and Evaluating Sources Powerpoint for more information!

Page last updated February 2012