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Website Evaluation

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Table of Contents


Quality Checklist


Evaluation Tools & Activities


Helpful Tips and Tricks

URL Clues to Content


You can use the end or suffix of a domain to name to help you judge the validity of the information and identify the potential bias of a website.  Remember this is just a guideline.



meaning of suffix


commercial site – these vary in their credibility


a U.S. government site


an organization, often a nonprofit site


a school or university site in the U.S.


an educational institution, like .edu


a U.S. military site


a networked service provider, an Internet administrative site


a museum


an individual Internet user


a business


a site with general information


a site representing a professional


a cooperative


a retail business


a site from the aviation community


an international institution


a personal webpage






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