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African bottle cap
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Evaluating Website Checklist:
- Who is responsible for the site?
- What are their qualifications?
- With whom are they affiliated?
- Is the site free of spelling and grammatical errors?
- Is documentation provided (a bibliography or reference list)?
- Can the information be verified using another source?
- Is the purpose to inform or persuade?
- Is a bias evident?
- Does the site's sponsor have a vested interest in your thinking a certain way?
- What percentage of the page's links point inward?outward?
- Does the page contain ads? What are they for?
- Is the page dated?
- What does the date mean - last updated or first published?
- Is there mention of how often the site is updated?
- Does the site's content warrant frequent updates?
- Are any of the links out-dated (dead)?
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