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Evaluating Websites
LibraryUse these sites and tools to help you evaluate websites you use either from The Classroom or other sources of information on the Internet. Remember just because it is on the Internet does not make it accurate or true.
LIbrary Homework Research Reference Internet Safety
Library Homework Research Dept Reference Internet Safety
Online Books
Evaluating the School Library Media Center: Analysis Techniques and Research Practices
Evaluating Websites and Web Services: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on User Satisfaction
Web Verification Tools Guides and Check Lists
Classzone Site Solutions Un. of California Un. Southern Maine
Brokenlinks Cornell University Evaluation Wizard Kathy Schroak's Guide
Online Resources
Virtual Salt Consumer Reports Teacher Tap Education Technology  
American Speech Language & Hearing Association
How do People Evaluate a Website's Credibility?
Advice and Tips

Tips
1.Who are the authors? Is it a university, government agency, noted expert, student, teacher or just someone who wants to create a site.
2. Is the information and materials current?
3. Is the information bias, vague or irrelevant?
4. Have others reviewed or commented on the site?
5. Does the author support his or her information with sources, and other resources?
We use Wikipedia and YouTube on many of our pages. Some teachers don't accept Wikipedia as and informational source. They are a starting point but not a reliable primary source of information. Use them to get an understanding of the topic and check the information they give you. BY ALL MEANS DON'T COPY AND PASTE ANYTHING WITHOUT THE PROPER NOTATIONS!