Patients and Families

Evaluating Internet Information & Resources

Criteria for Assessing the Quality of Health Information on the Internet
Policy paper presents a set of seven criteria developed for use in evaluating the quality of online health information.

Evaluating Information Found on the Internet
Elizabeth Kirk of Johns Hopkins University presents basic criteria for evaluating all forms of information, and shows how these can be applied to Internet resources.

Five Criteria for Evaluating Web Pages
Cornell University offers these clearly-stated criteria for evaluating online information in terms of: accuracy, authority, objectivity, currency and coverage.

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July 30, 2011
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Last Update
July 30, 2011