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Evaluating Information on the Internet
Evaluating Information on the Internet

Information from the Internet can be useful for answering certain questions, especially those dealing with patient education and professional organizations. Remember, though, that it is always important to evaluate Internet information before accepting it.

To help you determine the quality of a website, consider the following questions:

To take some of the questioning or evaluating out of your Internet searching, the Library recommends starting with our Subject A-Z Guides. These guides contain prescreened reliable websites divided by subject that include professional organizations, consumer health information, as well as government resources.

Additionally the Library has compiled a listing of specific medical-focused Internet Search Engines.