Evaluating Online Content. Information Literacy Quiz . Anyone can create a website!. What does this mean for you? Be cautious and skeptical of the information you have found on personal websites. Always evaluate the content as well as the background of the website’s author.
The Wayback Machine: www.archive.org allows
you to browse through 30 billion web pages
archived from 1996 to a few months ago. To use
this site type in the URL of a site or page of which
you would like to research, and click the Take Me
Back button. Once you have conducted your search,
select from the archived dates available.
To find the external links, conduct this search in
Alta Vista with the link: command. Go to Alta
Vista www.altavista.com, type link: in the search
box and then add the URL of the site you would
like research. Be sure to leave no space before or
after the colon. Click the Find button.