Evaluating Web Content
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Evaluating Web Content


Evaluating Web Content

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This guide offers tips for evaluating the quality of content on the Web. In recent years, the Web has become a rich environment of Web pages, blogs, wikis, social networking sites, free research services, media types and more. It can be a challenge to figure out which content to trust. This guide will help you to identify the type of site you are visiting and to evaluate its content.
Material Type: Tutorial
Date Added to MERLOT: March 02, 2008
Date Modified in MERLOT: September 06, 2008
Send email to TJacobson@uamail.albany.edu
Send email to lcohen100@gmail.com
Submitter: Susan Frey
Keywords: evaluating websites


  • Reviewed by members of Editorial board for inclusion in MERLOT.
    Editor Review
    Very good quality; in queue to be peer reviewed
    avg: 5 rating
  • User review 5 average rating
  • User Rating: 5 user rating
  • Discussion (1 Comment)
  • Learning Exercises (none)
  • Personal Collections (3)
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Primary Audience: College General Ed
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Language: English
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Avatar for Melissa McElroy-Elve
6 years ago

Melissa McElroy-Elve (Student)

Content is very current and comprehensive