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Evaluating Web Sites: Web site examples

Use this guide to help find the best web sites and learn how to find out which sites might not be for you.

Real or Phony?

Take a look at the following websites and carefully decide if they are usable for research.  Remember...looks can be deceiving.  Try using the Criteria for Evaluating Websites if you need help. Also look at information provided in other boxes to understand why website evaluation is important:

Questionable? You decide...

Realizing that anyone can produce a website for any purpose requires you to be careful about trusting the information you find there.

The following are some websites that could be considered questionable, depending on your point of view.  They may have bias and while you can use biased websites to illustrate different sides of a debate, you would not want to use such sites for factual information without verifying the truth of their statements.

The following sites are about birth control:

The following sites are about vaccinations:

Google Options

The following links offer some ways to control or manage your Google searches.

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