It's your job as a searcher, then, to evaluate what you locate, in order to determine whether it suits your needs.
Information is everywhere on the Internet, existing in large quantities and continuously being created and revised.
This information exists in a large variety of kinds (facts, opinions, stories, interpretations, statistics) and is created for many purposes (to inform, to persuade, to sell, to present a viewpoint, and to create or change an attitude or belief).
The approaches in these pages are intended to supplement other content management and quality assurance procedures.
When you use a research or academic library, the books, journals and other resources have already been evaluated by scholars, publishers and librarians.
Every resource you find has been evaluated in one way or another before you ever see it.
Now if you reach out blindly, you might get the Elvis Lives with Aliens Gazette just as easily as Atlantic Monthly or Time. As I hope my analogy makes clear, there is an extremely wide variety of material on the Internet, ranging in its accuracy, reliability, and value.
Unlike most traditional information media (books, magazines, organizational documents), no one has to approve the content before it is made public.
"Evaluating Websites for Accessibility" is a multi-page resource suite that outlines different approaches for evaluating websites for accessibility.While it does not provide checkpoint-by-checkpoint testing techniques, it does provide general procedures and tips for evaluation in different situations, from evaluation during website development to ongoing monitoring of existing sites.