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WGST 4260/5800: Gender and Globalization

Library research guide for WGST 4260/5800

Evaluating Websites

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How to Evaluate Websites

Currency: The timeliness of the web page

Relevance/Coverage: The uniqueness of the content and its importance for your needs

Authority: The source of the web page

Accuracy: The reliability, truthfulness, and correctness of the informational content

Purpose: The presence of bias or prejudice/The reason the website exists

When you search the web, you’re going to find a lot of information…but is it accurate and reliable? You will have to determine this for yourself, and the CRAAP Test can help. The CRAAP Test is a list of questions you can ask yourself in order to determine if the information on a website is reliable…So, what are you waiting for? Is your website credible and useful, or is it a bunch of….!

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