Q. What questions should you ask when searching for accuracy or reliability on a website?

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To evaluate websites for accuracy and reliability, consider the questions below:

Woman Scientist    EXPERTISE
 Is the author identified?
  What are the author's qualifications and education?
Balanced scales
 
   VIEWPOINT
 Is the page overwhelmed by advertisements?
 Is the information free of unreasonable bias?
 Is the information presented without motives or an agenda?
Bullseye on Dartboard     ACCURACY
 Can you find a date when it was written or updated?
 Does the author include a reference list or bibliography?
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   LENGTH
 Is the article long enough?
 Is the article mostly text, or are there a lot of images?   

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  • Last Updated Feb 19, 2020
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