Is the author of the information shown?
What are the author's qualifications and expertise?
Who sponsors the website?
Is the sponsor of the page reputable? How reputable?
Is there a link to information about the author and/or the sponsor and/or a way to contact them?
Are there links to any other organization(s) that supplies information to the website?
If the page includes neither a signature nor indicates a sponsor, is there a way to determine its origin?
Check for a header or footer showing affiliation.
Check the URL. http://www.fbi.gov
Check at the domain. .edu, .com, .org, .net
Check for an "About Us" link.
Is there a way to verify that the information is reliable and error-free?
Is there an editor or someone who verifies/checks the information?
Are sources of information cited and accurate?
Does the information show a minimum of bias?
Is the page designed to sway opinion?
Is the position clearly stated ?
Is there any advertising on the page, and does it related to the information provided?
Is the page dated?
If so, when was the last update?
How current are the links? Have some expired or moved?
It may indicate when the material was first written.
It may indicate when the material was first placed on the Web.
It may indicate when the material was last revised. (This may be the best indicator of currency.)