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Hope Highlands Middle School Library: Website Evaluation



Website Evaluation Introduction

It's easy to find information on the internet. But not all information on the internet is true. Information published in books, magazines and newspapers goes through editors and publishers before being printed, but ANYBODY can put information on the internet. If you are using websites other than those given to you by your teacher or librarian, make sure you have evaluated it using the tools on this page.

Fact Checkers

You can use these websites to verify if the information in your articles is true.


Fake News

Web Evaluation Tool

Use this worksheet when you are deciding to use a website for research that was not given to you by your teacher or librarian. By using the point scale on the bottom of the form you can decide if the website is an acceptable resource.

Fact vs. Fiction

Three Major Types of Fake News


Many of the sources on this LibGuide page are used with permission from © 2014 Imagine Easy Solutions, Inc. and Susan Evje, Librarian, Cranston High School West.