Information Quality Check

1. Is it clear who has written the information?

Who is the author? Is it an organization or an individual person. Is there a way to contact them?

2. Are the aims of the site clear?

What are the aims of the site? What is it for? Who is it for?

3. Does the site achieve its aims?
Does the site do what it says it will?

4. Is the site relevant to me?
List five things to find out from the site.
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5. Can the information be checked?

Is the author qualified to write the site? Has anyone else said the same things
anywhere else? Is there any way of checking this out? If the information is new,
is there any proof?


6. When was the site produced?

Is it up to date? Can you check to see if the information is up to date and not just
the site?


7. Is the information biased in any way?

Has the site got a particular reason for wanting you to think in a particular way?
Is it a balanced view or does it only give one opinion?


8. Does the site tell you about choices open to you?

Does the site give you advice? Does it tell you about other ideas?