Section 6 Evaluation Criteria > Specialized Directories > Organization searching > Review

Coverage

To determine the coverage of a site, look for a contents page, a table of contents (often in a column on the left side of the screen or across the top of a screen), an index, or a site map.

What subjects are included?

How far back does the information go?

Is the treatment brief and superficial, are there obvious gaps in the information provided, or are subjects treated in depth?

Are there references or links to other sources of information on the topic?

Try This

Look at the site below and, applying the criteria for coverage and currency, determine whether the material is sufficiently current and the topic is covered in sufficient depth to make it credible.

http://acsh.org -- American Council on Science and Health

After you have formulated your response, click on next below to check the tutorial response.








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