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Finding Reliable Information

The WWWDOT Framework

Professors Nell K. Duke and Shenglan Zhang at the University of Michigan developed the WWWDOT as a framework for the factors to consider when evaluating a website.  WWWDOT stands for:

Who wrote it and what credentials do they have?
Why was it written?
When was it written or updated?
Does it help meet my needs?
Organization of site
To-do list for the future