Examples of good and bad information on the Web, discussions of criteria for evaluating Web sites, and a bibliography. By Susan E. Beck, New Mexico State University Library.
Discusses criteria, tools, and case studies. Adapted from the book Digital Literacy by Paul Gilster (John Wiley & Sons, 1997) [Bass Stacks TK5105.875 I57 G5297X 1997].
Provides guidance on developing strategies, using directories and search engines, and criteria for evaluating Internet resources.
"Shaping the Web: Why the Politics of Search Engines Matters" by Lucas D. Introna and Helen Nissenbaum
An article arguing that search engines raise not only technical issues but also political ones. The article "The Politics of Search: A Decade Retrospective" by Laura A. Granka gives an update to 2010.
A quick checklist of criteria for evaluating Web pages. By the UCLA College Library.