Make sure you evaluate the reliability and accuracy of any internet site that you plan to use as a resource! Use the 5W’s method: Who, What, Where, When, Why?
Who wrote the pages and are they an expert in the field? Authority
What is the purpose of the site? Objectivity – Goals of the Authors
Where does the information come from? Accuracy - Reliability
When was the site created, updated, or last worked on? Currency
Why is the information valuable? Coverage – value of the content
Look at the URL: What does the URL (Web address) say about the producer of the web site, and its purpose? Is it: .net?, .org? or .gov?