Berks County Public Libraries
 


Evaluating
Web Content

Check that:

1. The author has expertise on the topic.

2. The source of the content is stated.

3. The content can be independently verified from other sources.

4. The info is current & the site maintained.

5. The site includes contact information.

Source:Cohen, Laura and Trudi Jacobson. 2008. Evaluating Web Content, library.albany.edu/
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Info: Site Map

  1. Home Page: Berks County Public Libraries
  2. Countywide Online Catalog
  3. About the Libraries
    1. About the Libraries: Table of contents
    2. About the board of trustees
    3. Library funding
    4. Mission statement
    5. Service policies
    6. So Much More Than Books video
    7. Trustee & staff information
  4. Adults
    1. Adults: Table of contents
    2. Business: Links for business associations, economic development, educational partnerships, government departments, and services.
    3. Disabled: Links for community support services, learning, visual & hearing impared services, employment training, home support.
    4. Genealogy
    5. Government: Links to federal, state, county, township & municipal government offices, and to school districts.
    6. Schooling & homeschooling
    7. Immigrants: Links to services for immigrants.
    8. Job Search
    9. Seniors: Links to services for seniors.
    10. Things to do / Places to go
    11. Townships, boroughs & the City of Reading
  5. Info: How Do I…
    1. Info: Table of contents
    2. Apply for a passport
    3. Find books, movies, music…
    4. Get a card
    5. Renew/return an item
    6. Request an item
    7. Site map
    8. View my account activities
  6. Kids Space
    1. Kids Space: Links to great websites for kids. Links for parents, too.
    2. Our Kids Programs
  7. Locations
    1. Locations: Table of member libraries with links.
  8. Research
    1. Research: Links to the online catalog, Power Library databases, eBooks, eLanguage, Internet Public Library 2, Ask Here PA, Opposing Viewpoints, Testing & Education Reference Center, Ancestry.com, and Access PA
  9. Support Us
    1. Support: Table of contents
    2. Book Bonanza
    3. Friends of the Library
    4. Voice your support
  10. Teens
    1. Boy stuff
    2. Careers
    3. College
    4. Fun
    5. Girlz
    6. Safe search tips for using the Internet
    7. School