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Evaluating Websites: Currency/Date Questions

Includes Introductory Video and questions one must ask when evaluating websites

Currency/Date Questions

  • How current is the information?
  • When was the site or page last updated?
  • Is the original copyright date posted?
  • Does the site or page aim to provide current information or is it primarily for historical purposes?
  • How up-to-date are the links on the site?
  • Is the information timely in relation to the content?
  • If the site or page provides time sensitive information, is the frequency of updates posted?
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