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To determine the quality of information on a website check the following:
Authority – Who is responsible for the content of the page? What are the individual or organization’s goals and purpose? Is there contact info? What’s the domain?
Accuracy – Are the sources for any factual information clearly cited? Is the information free of errors that would indicate a lack of quality control or produce inaccuracies in the information?
Objectivity – Is there bias? Who’s the intended audience? Is advertising playing a role?
Currency – Date published? Date last revised? Out-dated info? Out-dated links?
Coverage – Page still under construction? Does it address intended topics or has something significant been left out? Is there a fee to get to some of the information? Is the info well supported and cited?
ATF Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives - An official site of the U.S. Department of Justice
CIA Central Intelligence Agency - An independent U.S. government agency
DEA U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency - - An official site of the U.S. Department of Justice
FBI Federal Bureau of Investigation - An official site of the U.S. Department of Justice
JUSTNET - Justice Technology Information Network, National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology center, U.S. Department of Justice.
National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC) - An organization under the U.S. Office of the Director of National Intelligence.
National Institute of Corrections - An official site of the U.S. Department of Justice. CHECK OUT THEIR LIBRARY PAGE!
National Institute of Justice - The research, development, and evaluation agency of the U.S. Department of Justice
Supreme Court of the United States - Official site of the Supreme Court of the United States.
U.S. Marshals Service - An official site of the U.S. Department of Justice
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