Validating internet resources

23-Oct-2019 06:36

This question is dependent on the researcher's objective. Does the resource have a reputable organization or expert behind it?

As in traditional print resources one must use a method of critical analysis to determine its value.

When that happens, use Google or another search engine to see if you can find information on the author elsewhere on the Web.

Frequently, an organization can be considered the author of a Web site.

When evaluating a Web site, ask yourself, who has written the Web site content? Think about the author’s expertise and credibility.

Depending on your research project, it may be appropriate for you to use biased information.