Sites about critically evaluating information retrieved on the Web.
Categorizes problematic sites and gives many examples of each type. Ends with a section which points to sites which give people accurate information as well as warnings about hoaxes and half-true stories.
Printable form with hyperlinks to explanations of the criteria used, namely authority, content and scope, design and functionality.
Principles applicable to physical information sources as well as web-based ones.
An essay that considers peer review, author's credentials, writing style, and plausibility of information.
Guidelines for evaluating Internet sources, including a checklist to help assure credibility, accuracy, reasonableness, and supported claims.
Questions to ask and tips for looking for authoritative information on the internet.
Criteria and indicators for evaluating information found on sites, their quality, and reliability.
Short page covering some basic points: Who is responsible? Is the URL appropriate? Who do they link to? Who links to them? Use common sense.
Includes checklist form (PDF) that can be used to analyze web sites and pages.
Presentation given in 1998. Covers why evaluation of web resources is necessary, and gives criteria for scrutinizing web materials. Provides links to many related and supporting sites.
Article explains how to give a web page content the mark of quality. Conversely, it helps point out what to look for in a quality site.
Contains evaluation criteria with examples that can be used by educators. Gives suggestions for successful Internet assignments.
Judith Edwards discusses three main aspects in the evaluation of Web resources; access, quality, and ease of use.
By Dr. T.Matthew Ciolek. Online resources relevant for evaluation, development and administration of high quality factual/scholarly networked information systems.
Part of the Stanford Persuasive Technology Lab, their goal is to understand what leads people to believe what they find on the Web. With information, papers, and related links.
Checklist with "So What?" buttons to clarify why you'd want to have an answer to the various questions.
Looks at what teachers need consider before sharing a web site with students in their classrooms.
PDF document intended to be printed to use as a quick tool for page evaluation.
Created by a library media specialist, contains guides for rating the curriculum content and graphic design of web sites.
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