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Section: Evaluating Web Resources

What is the Purpose of the Page or Site? Is it Objective?

Is the webpage or website a means of advertisement?  Is it meant to persuade, provide facts or explain something?

  • Are there any clearly stated goals or objectives?
  • Does the person or organization responsible for the site have a financial or ideological interest in providing certain information or advancing a particular argument?


Question: Beyond recounting a travel adventure, what is the purpose of Road Scholar: An Airstream Traveler's Digital Diary [opens in new window]?


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