Evaluating the Internet

Criteria for Evaluation of Internet Information Resources
by Alastair Smith, VUW Department of Library and Information
Studies, New Zealand

http://www.vuw.ac.nz/~agsmith/evaln/index.htm


Why we need to evaluate what we find on the Internet
by D. Scott Brandt, Purdue University Libraries
Adapted from: The Savvy Student's Guide to Library Research. Judy Pask, Roberta Kramer, Scott Mandernack, Purdue University Undergraduate Library
http://www.lib.purdue.edu/research/techman/eval.html



Evaluation of Information
by Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe, Illinois State University

http://alexia.lis.uiuc.edu/~janicke/Eval.html



Evaluating Quality on the Net
by Hope N. Tillman, Babson College

http://www.hopetillman.com/findqual.html


Search Engines and Link Searches

Hotbot
http://www.hotbot.com



Google

http://www.google.com



Altavista
http://www.altavista.com


Check whom the site is registered to:

Register.com
http://register.com



Network Solutions
http://www.networksolutions.com

Fact or Humor?


Web Parodies

http://dir.yahoo.com/Entertainment/Humor/Computers_and_Internet/Internet...


It is important to look carefully at a web address. Sometimes you may not be where you think you are.

Internet Sites: Which one is real?


The White House
http://www.whitehouse.gov



White House?
http://www.whitehouse.org