Who published the site?
Look at the domain name of the website to learn who is hosting the site. For instance, the Lee College Library website is: http://www.lee.edu/library/. The domain name is “lee.edu”. That tells you that the library’s website is hosted by Lee College. Do a search on the domain name at http://www.whois.sc/. This site provides information about the owners of registered domain names.
What is the quality of information provided on the website?
Remember the following
Who authored (wrote) the site?
If no information about author(s) of the page is provided, be suspicious.
What is the main purpose of the site? Why did the author write it and the publisher post it?
How does it all add up?