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ENG 111: College Composition I - Research on Health & Health Care (AL)

How to Evaluate Websites - Quick Tips


Evaluate websites that have information you would like to use in your assignments. 

Look on each website for an "About Us" page to answer some of the following questions:

  • Who is the author?        
  • What are his/her qualifications?
  • Why was the website created?
  • When was it last updated?
  • How reliable is the information?

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Google Search Tips

Put phrases in quotation marks:

To search for your terms just in the titles of web pages, type   intitle:  in front of your terms. 

Limit your results to certain domains (e.g.,  .edu, .gov, .org)

Search for the websites of organizations you read about in articles -- these organizations often have useful information.