This is the "Home" page of the "Website Evaluation" guide.
Alternate Page for Screenreader Users
Skip to Page Navigation
Skip to Page Content

Website Evaluation  

Last Updated: Mar 31, 2014 URL: http://overlandtrailms.libguides.com/website Print Guide RSS Updates
Home Print Page
  Search: 
 
 

Website Evaluation

1. Which one is the official website of the United States Whitehouse? How do you know?

http://www.whitehousehistory.org/

http://www.whitehouse.gov/

2. Which would be a better source for information on the Holocaust? Why?

http://www.ushmm.org/museum/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Holocaust

3. Which provides better information for a vacation to Mankota, Minnesota? Why?

https://descy.50megs.com/mankato/mankato.html

http://www.mankato-mn.gov/

4. Which medicine could be prescribed by a doctor?

http://havidol.com/

http://www.frx.com/products/lexapro.aspx

5. Which site is better if you want to donate money to save an animal? Why?

http://www.hsgkc.org/

http://zapatopi.net/treeoctopus/

6. Which is the real website for the World Trade Organization? How do you know?

http://www.gatt.org/

http://www.wto.org/

7. If you could no longer take care of your dog, where would you want it to go? Why?

http://www.safeharborprisondogs.com/main.asp?page=our_story

http://www.thedogisland.com/

8. Which site provides better information about bread? Why?

http://www.oprah.com/health/Health-Benefits-of-Whole-Wheat-Bread

http://www.geoffmetcalf.com/bread.html

9. Which site would be better to buy headwear?

http://www.giro.com/us_en/

http://zapatopi.net/afdb/

10. Which site would be better to find groceries? Why?

http://petsorfood.com/

https://www.kroger.com/

 11. Which of the following websites are fake? Explain your answer.

 

http://www.modernplasztika.co.hu/audioful_eng.html

http://www.gasbuddy.com/

http://www.umbachconsulting.com/miscellany/velcro.html

http://www.deadlysins.com/guineaworm/index.htm

http://www.teenreads.com/

http://www.dhmo.org/

http://kidshealth.org/kid/

http://www.savetherennets.com/

 

Domains

.com (Commercial site and usually wants to sell you something or charge you to use the site.)

.edu (College or university site which is helpful for reports on specific subjects.)

.org (Organization)

.net (Network that is typically a personal website.)

.gov (Government site which is good for factual information.)

.mil (Military website)

.kids (Websites approved by Congress for kids.)

The best sites for research would end with .edu, .gov, and sometimes .org.

Description

Loading  Loading...

Tip