A simple guide to evaluating websites
Before you start to find the information from a website, it's a good idea to have a quick look at the site itself.
Check out five specific areas:
Appearance – is it nice to look at?
Is the text easy to read?
Authority – can you trust it?
Is the author of the site identified (person or organisation)?
Date – when was the page updated?
Can you see a date?
Organisation – is the site well organised?
Can you find your way around the site easily?
Level – can you understand it?
Can you understand the language?
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September 23, 2014