Evaluation checklist Title of source material: _________________________________________________ Who… Is there a named author(s)? Yes No Is the author an authority in the field? Yes No Is it a personal website or hosted by an organisation? Personal Organisation Which domain extension does the URL have? .com .gov other You can use a bibliographic database such as Web of Knowledge to search for other publications by the author. If it is an Internet source: .co.uk .ac.uk .org .edu Notes: When… Is a publication date given? Yes No Is the information current enough for your needs? Yes No Yes No Is it intended for an academic audience? Yes No Does it reference or refer to other sources of information on the topic? Yes No Do you think the information is unbiased? Yes No If it is an Internet source: Has the information been updated recently? Notes: Why… Notes: Checklist adapted from original created by Cardiff University Information Services under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License.