Print and Internet Resources on Web Design and Internet Resource Evaluation

  1. Alexander, Jan; Tate, Marsha. Teaching Critical Evaluation Skills for World Wide Web Resources; A Set of Checklists to Help Users Analyze the Quality of the Information on Websites.
  2. American Library Association. American Association of School Librarians. ICONnect. Curriculum Connection: Integrating Internet Resources into the Curriculum
  3. American Library Association. Association for Library Service to Children. Children and Technology Committee. Selection Criteria.
  4. Anagnostelis, Betsy. Filtering for Quality. (OMNI Advisory Group for Evaluation Criteria)
  5. Anagnostelis, Betsy; Cooke, Alison. Evaluation criteria for different versions of the same database - a comparison of Medline services available via the World Wide Web. (OMNI Advisory Group for Evaluation Criteria)
  6. Anagnostelis, Betsy; Cooke, Alison; McNab, Alison. Thinking Critically about Information on the Web. (OMNI Advisory Group for Evaluation Criteria)
  7. Anagnostelis, Betsy; Cox, John. Data on the Internet: Evaluating the Quality or "Less Is More". (OMNI Advisory Group for Evaluation Criteria)
  8. Argus Associates. "Clearinghouse Rating System."
  9. Association of Computing Machinery. Usability Testing World Wide Web Sites. (ACM CHI 97)
  10. Auer, Nicole. Bibliography on Evaluating Internet Resources.
  11. Beck, Jeff. Evaluation of Internet Resources.
  12. Borges, Jose A.; Morales, Israel; Rodriguez, Nestor J. Guidelines for Designing Usable World Wide Web Pages. (ACM CHI 96 Interactive Poster Session)
  13. Bracken Health Sciences Library, Queen's University Libraries (Kingston, Canada). Evaluating Internet Sites.
  14. Brandt, D. Scott. Why We Need to Evaluate What We Find on the Web. Purdue University Libraries.
  15. Bridges, Anita and Thede, Linda Q. "Nursing education resources on the World Wide Web" Nurse Educator 1996 Sept/Oct 21(5):11-15.
  16. Caywood, Carolyn. Library Selection Criteria for WWW Resources. 1995.
  17. Ciolek, T. Matthew; Goltz, Irene M. Information Quality; World Wide Web Virtual Library.
  18. Collins, Boyd. "Beyond Cruising: Reviewing." Library Journal 121(3): February 15, 1996: 122-4.
  19. Cooke, Alison; McNab, Alison; Anagnostelis, Betsy. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Internet Review Sites. (OMNI Advisory Group for Evaluation Criteria)
  20. Dodd, David G. "Grass Roots Cataloging and Classification: Food for Thought from World Wide Web Subject-Oriented Hierarchical Lists." Library Resources and Technical Services 40(3): July 1996: 275-286.
  21. Drew, Wilfred. Evaluating Internet Resources; Leatherstocking Conference, Thursday, October 17, 1996.
  22. Ed's Oasis. Online Instructional Resource Evaluation Guidelines.;
  23. El-Tigi, Manal. Web Site Evaluation: A Collection of Research Papers and Surveys.
  24. Evaluating Internet Resources: A Checklist
  25. Grassian, Esther. Thinking Critically About World Wide Web Resources. UCLA College Library.
    Was at:, but is now at:
  26. Harris, Robert. Evaluating Internet Research Sources. November 17, 1997.
  27. Health on the Net Foundation. HONcode Principles: Health On the Net Foundation Code of Conduct for Medical and Health Web Sites.
  28. Hinchliffe, Lisa Janicke. Resource Selection and Information Evaluation.
  29. Internet Resource Validation Project. April 1996.
  30. Jadad, Alejandro R. and Anna Gagliardi. "Rating Health Information on the Internet: Navigating Knowledge or to Babel?" JAMA, vol. 279, no. 8, February 25, 1998, pp. 611-614.
  31. Kirk, Elizabeth E. Evaluating Information Found on the Internet. Milton S. Eisenhower Library, John Hopkins University.
  32. Kotlas, Carolyn. Evaluating Web Sites for Educational Uses: Bibliography and Checklist. 1997.Institute for Academic Technology.
  33. Kwan, Julie. Criteria for Evaluating Information Resources. November 1993.
  34. Laurier, Wilfrid. Guidelines for Evaluating Internet Information. January 1998.
  35. Lehigh University Library Services. Evaluating Scholarly/Information Sites on the Web.
  36. Lynch, Patrick. Yale CAIM Style Manual.
  37. McNab, Alison; Anagnostelis, Betsy; Cooke, Alison. Never mind the quality, check the badge-width!. (Ariadne; issue 9) (OMNI Advisory Group for Evaluation Criteria)
  38. McREL. Critical Thinking and Internet Resources.
  39. Mitretek Systems; Health Information Technology Institute (HITI); Agency for Health Care Policy and Research (AHCPR). Criteria for Assessing the Quality of Health Information on the Internet.
  40. National Network 20(4): April 1996: 26, 28, 32.
  41. National School Network. Site Evaluation Form
  42. Neale, Wayne; McCombe, Cindy. Designing Usable & Visually Appealing Web Sites. (ACM CHI 97)
  43. Nielsen, Jakob. User Interface Design for the WWW. (ACM CHI 97)
  44. OMNI Advisory Group for Evaluation Criteria. Criteria. NOTE: This link downloads a Microsoft Word document.
  45. OMNI Advisory Group for Evaluation Criteria. Evaluating Resources for OMNI.
  46. OMNI Advisory Group for Evaluation Criteria. OMNI Guidelines for Resource Evaluation.
  47. Ratner, Julie; Grose, Eric M.; Forsythe, Chris. Characterization and Assessment of HTML Style Guides. (ACM CHI 97)
  48. Scholz, Ann. Evaluating World Wide Web Information. February 1996.
  49. Schrock, Kathleen. Critical Evaluation Surveys for Internet Resources.
  50. Smith, Alastair. Criteria for Evaluation of Internet Information Resources. March 1997. (World Wide Web Virtual Library: Information Quality)
  51. Smith, Alastair. Evaluation of Information Sources.
  52. Stoker, David; Cooke, Alison. Evaluation of Networked Information Sources. (OMNI Advisory Group for Evaluation Criteria)
  53. Tate, Marsha; Alexander, Jan. "Teaching Critical Evaluation Skills for World Wide Web Resources" Computers in Libraries v.16(10), Nov/Dec. 1996, pp.49-55.
  54. Tillman, Hope. Evaluating Quality on the Net.
  55. Trochim, William. Evaluating Web Sites. November 1996.
    This site includes:
  56. Wilkinson, Gene L.; Oliver, Kevin M.; Bennett, Lisa T. Evaluating the Quality of Internet Information Sources.

General Web Design Resources

  1. All Things Web.
  2. HTML Writers Guild.
  3. How to Create Web Pages: a Webliography.
  4. Jantz, Ronald. Web Design for Librarians.
  5. Levine, Rick. Sun's Style Guide.
  6. Lynch, Patrick. Yale CAIM Style Manual.
  7. Richmonds, Alan. Web Developer's Virtual Library. or
  8. Sachs, David; Stair, Henry (Pete). The Seven Keys to Effective Web Sites.
  9. WebPagesThat Suck.
  10. Why the Web Sucks.
Health on the Net Foundation
Health A to Z
Medical Matrix
Medical World Search
Multimedia Medical Reference Library
Health Sciences Library, U of Pittsburgh
Virtual Hospital
WWW Virtual Library: Biosciences: Medicine
Yahoo Health

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