American Library Association Evaluation Criteria

The criteria used by the ALA for selecting sites on the famous list of 700 Great Sites for Children

Evaluation Rubrics for Web Sites

Rubrics for children to use to evaluate web sites they visit

  Dicovery School Evaluation Various evaluation tools to use with students

Kathy Shrok Web Evaluations

The ABC's of evaluating web sites

Checklist for Evaluating Sites

A list of questions to evaluate sites
















A Checklist of Questions for Evaluating Web Sites


  • Who is the author/source?
  • What are the author's reputation and qualifications in the subject covered?
  • Is the information on the site accurate?
  • Is the information presented in an objective, balanced manner?
  • How does the site compare with other sites on the same subject?
  • Does the site contribute something unique on the subject?
  • Is the material on the site covered adequately?
  • How current is the information?
  • Is the site appropriate for the intended audience?
  • Is the information well-written?
  • How stable is the connection to the site?
  • How well is the site maintained?
  • Does the site tell you when it was last updated?
  • If there are links to other sites, do they work?
  • Is it easy to move around and locate information on the site?
  • Does the site require additional software or hardware?
  • Do illustrations, video, or audio add value to the site?