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Remember to distinguish between fact vs. opinion!
Be an detective!
Follow these tips & and master website evaluation!
Who is the author? Is he/she a credible source? When was the site created? Is it up to date? Where does the information come from? Is there an About Us or Contact Us? Why is this information useful? Does it answer my research question? What makes this site easy to use? Could it be a scam? ?
Check the URL(Uniform Resource Locator).com .edu .gov .org .usIs the URL a person's name?
What do others say? What is the page ranking?Are there links to external sources?Do those links work?Do I understand the material?Does the site answer my question?
Who? Question the sourceWhat? Question the contentWhere? Question the location
Remember: ANYONE can publish on the web. Look for authors who are proven experts before using their work in your research