Essay on Evaluation of Two Websites
According to GCU Library Tutorial (n.d.), each category that is evaluated when checking web sites has distinct characteristic that are designed to help a …show more content…
The first web site that was put through this evaluation process was Women’s Health Channel which is under a site called Healthcommunities. Healthcommunities (n.d.) states that they are ‘the publisher of 28 patient education websites and provides website services to thousands of physicians in the United States.’ I evaluated this company based on the criteria that the GCU Library Tutorial (n.d.) outlined which are authority, accuracy, objectivity, currency, and coverage.
While evaluating authority I found that Womenshealthchannel.com does not list any particular author but states that their site is physician-developed and monitored and reviewed by Dr. Stanley J. Swierzewski, III M.D. who is also the founder (Women’s Healh Channel, n.d.). This site’s copyright was from Healthcommunities and has a link that connects you to that company’s website. Dr. Swierzewski does has a link that connects to a site that lists his educational credential,