How do you know if the information you find on the web is accurate and reliable?
The top-level domain of the website can give you some clue as to its focus. For example, a commercial website is likely to be focused on selling a product, while a website from an educational institution is likely to be focused on providing information.
|.com||common body, company, personal websites|
The date the page was created or updated is sometimes found in the footer. Out-of-date webpages may provide inaccurate information.
The author/owner is generally found in the website's header.
Is the purpose of the website stated anywhere? Is it scholarly or informational?