Important note: This tutorial is no longer being maintained by the University Libraries. As a result, you may encounter broken links or outdated information. Access to this tutorial will be removed after December 18, 2015. We apologize for the inconvenience.

This web site was developed to help Internet users evaluate Internet web pages.
At the end of this virtual tutorial you will be able to :

  • Evaluate Internet resources using the following criteria :

  • Determine if the web site meets your needs and standards of quality
  • Apply what you have learned to evaluate all material, whether the format is electronic, print, nonprint, etc.

Have fun! And if you have any questions or need assistance please contact
Carol Anne Germain -

Written by Carol Anne Germain and Laura Horn
University Libraries, University at Albany

January 2001

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