Internet Site Evaluation Criteria

Accuracy (Truthfulness)

Authority (Expertise)

Objectivity (Fairness, with all sides being presented equally)

Coverage (Important and necessary for your topic)

Check for:

Adapted from: Beck, S. (1997). The good, the bad & the ugly: Or, why it’s a good idea to evaluate web source. Retrieved from http://lib.nmsu.edu/instruction/evalcrit.html; Harris, R.(2007). Evaluating internet research sources. VirtualSalt. Retrieved from http://www.virtualsalt.com/evalu8it.htm; Kresge Engineering Library. (2011). How to evaluate electronic resources. Retrieved from University of California-Berkeley website.