Use the following criteria to evaluate books, websites, and other information.
Affiliation: Is a reputable institution connected to the site (e.g., .edu, .gov, .org)?
Audience: Working links? Written at an appropriate level? Information suitable for intended audience?
Authority: Is the author (not designer of web site) identified? Credentials? Contact info?
Content: Well-organized? Relates to objective?
Currency: Up-to-date information?
Design: Site loads reasonably quickly? Easy to navigate? Legible? Appropriate graphics? Font style?
Objectivity: Contains little or no advertising and free of bias?
Purpose: Clearly stated and meets objective?