Monday, September 26, 2011

Evaluating the Credibility of Search Results

To assess web page credibility, look at the authority of the source, the objectivity of the text, the scope and quality of the content and the site's design and functionality.

Questions to ask when evaluating the credibility of web pages.

  • Is this a primary source document
  • Is the web page's sponsoring organization or author a noted authority? 
  • Are the web pages up-to-date? 
  • Is the page objective?
  • Is any bias clearly stated? 
  • What is the intended audience for this site?
  • How does the information on the Web page compare with others on the same topic? 
Design and Functionality
  • Does the page have a professional appearance?
  • Do all parts of the page work correctly?

Thursday, September 8, 2011

Three Rules Of Work

“Out of clutter find simplicity.
From discord make harmony
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.”
Albert Einstein’s Three Rules Of Work