Look at the site’s Web address (URL):
.com = commercial Web sites
.edu = college and university Web sites
.gov = US Government Web sites
.org = organization Web sites (not necessarily non-profit)
From the Joyner Library, East Carolina University http://media.lib.ecu.edu/reference/howdoi/display.cfm?id=42.0
Use the following 5 questions when evaluating the information provided
by a Web page to determine its credibility:
1. Who Created the Web Page?
2. When Did They Create it?
3. Why Did They Create it?
4. What Perspective does it Represent?
5. Is the Information Reliable?