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Evaluating Web Resources: Five Criteria

Criteria for evaluating Web resources

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Five Criteria

FIve Criteria for evaluating web pages for academic use and high-level research use. 

Accuracy If your page lists the author and institution that published the page and provides a way of contacting him/her and ...
Authority If your page lists the author credentials and its domain is preferred (.edu; .gov; .org; or .net) and ...
Objectivity
If your page provides accurate information with limited advertising and it is objective in presenting the information, and ...
Currency
If your page is current and updated regularly (as stated on the page) and the links (if any) are also up-to-date, and ...
Coverage If you can view the information properly--not limited to fees, browser technology, or software requirements, then ...

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