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ECO 207: Prof. Bushati's Classes: Websites

Evaluating Websites

Before you use material from the Internet, evaluate the site.


WHO- is the author or sponsor?

Is it a reliable person, site?


WHAT- information is provided?

Does it match other information from valid sources?


WHEN- was the information posted/updated ?

Is it current?


WHERE- does the information come from?

Is it a reputable source such as .edu or .gov?


WHY- is the information there?

Is it there to inform and educate without bias?

Websites

Domain Names

Do you know what each domain means?

.GOV= government

.ORG= organization

.COM= commercial

.CO= company, commercial

.EDU= higher education

.BIZ= business

.MIL= military

.NET= network