Is a website right for you?
When researching on the web ask yourself these questions:
Who wrote the website?
Was it written by an expert, student or someone just interested in the subject?
Is the site up to date?
You should be able to find the date of the last time the site was updated. This is usually on the bottom of the home page.
Is the site you've found the right level for you?
Who was the information written for?
Does the site cover the topic you are researching?
Many sites that you find may be from companies trying to sell you something.
Would you use any of these sites to research an endangered species?
Which one did you think was the best website to do your research with?
Click on the three links below to see if you were correct.
Where can I find out who wrote the site and if it is current?
Information such as the site's author, last time it was updated, and any other important information should be available on the bottom of the home page or may have a link called
What should I do if this information is not on the site?
If this information is not available you should check your information with a reliable source. (another site, books)