website reliability criteria (Accuracy (Information can be verified…
website reliability criteria
When the information was last updated?
Are old sources appropriate to our topic ?
when the information was Published ?
Are the links functional?
Appropreate language and words are used
There are high authority links
The content is related to your topic
What is the target audience of the site?
If the material is a periodical article, is the periodical peer reviewed or scholarly? What point of view does the periodical present?
If the material is in a book, what do you know about the publisher? Is it an educational institution or a well-known publisher?
Is the author an expert in the field about which he or she is writing? Has the author done other research or published other works in that field?
If the author is an organization, what is its reputation in the field about which it is writing? Does it present an objective point of view, or is it biased?
Information can be verified elsewhere
Point of view objetive
Supported by evidence
Underlying biases cultural, ideological, etc,..
Origin of information
3.The site is organized and focused.
The information geared to a specific audience(students, scholars, general reader)
5.The site evaluates the links
The content supports the purpose of the site
4.The outside links are appropriate for the site.