Evaluating Health Information on the Internet
Tools to evaluate the quality of health information on the internet.
The internet can be a great source of information. The following links can help you become a savvy surfer.
Evaluating Health Information (MedlinePlus) : Evaluation and Quality resources pulled together by The National Library of Medicine.
Health-on-the-Net Code of Conduct : Look for the HON seal of approval for reliable and accurate health sites.
HealthSavvy: Evaluating Health Web Sites : The Who-What-Why-When-Where-How model of evaluating health websites.
MedlinePlus Guide to Healthy Surfing : Tips on evaluating web resources from the National Library of Medicine.
Tips for Consumers : Finding Quality Health Information on the Internet : Brought to you by the same people who developed the HON Code.
Tips on Evaluating Web Resources : From the Greater Midwest Region of The National Network of Medical Libraries.