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Evaluating Websites

Why Evaluate Websites?

The Internet places a wealth of information at your fingertips - but how can you tell which websites offer good information and which ones don't? How do you know whether a website was created by an expert? How can you tell whether the information presented online is true?

This guide on evaluating websites is designed provide you with some basic tools and skills to help you determine whether or not a web resource is credible, whether it presents accurate and well-research information, and more. 

Remember: creating a website is cheap and easy. The burden is on you, the reader, to determine the authenticity and integrity of a website.

Evaluating Resources Tutorial Video

Evaluating Resources Using the CRAAP Test

You can find more tutorial videos on the library's Instruction page.