• Evaluating a Website


              o How recent is the information?

              o How recently has the website been updated?

              o Is it current enough for your topic?


              o What kind of information is included in the resource?

              o Is content of the resource primarily opinion?  Is is balanced?

              o Does the creator provide references or sources for data or quotations?


              o Who is the creator or author?

              o What are the credentials?

              o Who is the published or sponsor?

              o Are they reputable?

              o What is the publisher's interest (if any) in this information?

              o Are there advertisements on the website?


              o Is this fact or opinion?

              o Is it biased?

              o Is the creator/author trying to sell you something?