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Evaluating Websites

When looking at a new website for the first time, ask yourself: WHO, WHAT, WHEN, WHERE, and WHY? Answering these questions will help you evaluate the credibility, accuracy, relevance, timeliness, and overall quality of a website.

The worksheet below will guide you through these questions and provide some structure for your evaluation process. Navigate to our What to Look For... page to find out more about where you can find the answers to these questions on a website.