What to look for: Authority Currency Content Accuracy
Authority Who sponsors this page? What makes him/her an authority? Is contact information available? What domain? (.com,.org,.edu,.gov Is the site personal (look for ~ or % in URL)
Currency Is a date given for the Web page? Is some information clearly out of date?
Content Is the purpose of the page to: –Inform –Entertain –Persuade –Sell Who is the intended audience? How does the information compare to other resources on this subject?
Accuracy Do the assertions seem reliable or reasonable? Do you find spelling, grammar, and punctuation errors? Broken links? Do you see evidence of bias? Are sources cited for statistics or other “proof” of claims?