Peace Studies: Find Websites

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Evaluating Websites:

Credibility:

Is there an author listed?

 

Does the author cite sources?

 

Does the author have credentials?

 

Can you contact the author?

 

Who sponsored the page?

Bias:

Is the point of view objective?

 

Is the author biased?

 

Are they selling anything?

Audience:

What level is the target audience?

 

Is the content comprehensive or lite?

Accuracy:

Is the information source cited?

 

Does this site contradict other sites?

 

What research methods were used?

Currency:

The site was last updated when?

 

Is the information outdated?

Relevance:

Is the site relevant to your topic?

 

Is the site popular or relevant?