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Section: Evaluating Web Resources

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What do others think about the page?  What types of sites are linking to the page?

It is possible to see who links to a particular webpage. In Google, perform the following search:

link:<URL of the page>

For example, to see who is linking to the York University Libraries' homepage (, run the following search in Google (include no spaces):


Question: Can you infer anything about this site based upon who is linking to it:  HEAL: Health Education AIDS Liaison, Toronto [opens in a new window]?


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