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STARquest II: The Internet and the World Wide Web

8f. Evaluating Resources - How?

How was it produced?

Check the Web Page:

  • How does this information compare with other sources in the field?
  • Does the page have clear and obvious pointers to new content?
  • Does the site contain original information or simply links?
  • Is the information easy to get to?
  • How many links does it take to get to something useful?
  • How many links lead to a dead-end?

Check and compare the Web site to others which are both similar and different.