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

Currency

If the subject of a site is time sensitive, ask the following questions about the site:

Just because a page was recently updated does not mean that the information is up-to-date. Check to see if the material reflects recent developments on the subject.

Are the sources cited current, or, if there are links to other sources, do they still work? Broken links are a sign of neglect.

How does the material on the site compare with other sources on the subject?

Do this: If there is no "last updated" date, you can determine it by using your Internet Browser. In Internet Explorer, click on File and then on Properties. At the bottom is a modified date. In Netscape, click on View, and then on Page Info. You will usually find a "last modified" date.








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