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Website Evaluation

 

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Retrieved from https://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/whaddyamean/ on Sept. 2018.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

C R A A P
Currency Timeliness of the information Relevancy Appropriateness of the information Authority

Source of the information

Accuracy

Reliability and correctness of the information

Purpose  

 Purpose and objectivity of the information should be clear.

Is there a date the information was published, posted or updated?

 

Do links to other sites or information work properly?

Does the information on the site answer your research questions?

 

Is the information at an appropriate level?

Is the author identified and qualified to write about this topic? 

 

Can they be contacted?

 

Does the URL represent a credible source?

(for example, .gc.ca – Canadian government  

.com – commercial website)

Is the information well researched and documented? 

 

Does it include a bibliography?

 

Are there errors in spelling, punctuation or grammar?

Is the information intended to teach or inform?

 

Is the information based on fact, rather than opinion?

 

Is the site free of stereotyping and bias (racial, cultural , faith or gender)?

 

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Velcro Crop

Free Trade-in at Apple

Seed Banks

Evolution of Hippos

Jackalope Conspiracy

Dihydrogen Monoxide

Lady Gaga

Wab Kinew

Movie Pass

Newspaper Reprint – Serena Williams

Jacopo

How did the telescope change the way we view the world?

Trump’s Mission

Alexander Graham Bell

Tree Octopus

Christopher Columbus

Climate Change

Snopes

Factscan

 

Pesky Pathogens (Choose at least one purple site)

BCCDC

Nature

HealthlinkBC

Kidshealth

Use the citation tool Bibme (Citation Guide) to complete your bibliography. 

Remember that your bibliography needs to be in alphabetically order.