Informational Web Pages & Informational Database Prepared by: Jane L. Garay Mark Angelo Labitigan
Definition of termsWorld Wide WebIt is the largest and most popular system on the internet.WebThe huge collection of websites. It is uniquely characterized by the use of hyperlinks.HyperlinkIt provides link from one web page to another.
WebsiteCollection of web pages that are linked together and exist on a server (host computer).Web BrowserAlso called internet browser is a software application for retrieving, presenting, and transversing information resources on the world wide web.URLAbbreviation of Uniform Resource Locator (URL) it is the global address of documents and other resources on the World Wide Web.
What is a web page?A web page is the representation of a document that is identified by a unique URL (Uniform Resource Locator).It and can be accessed through a web browser and displayed on a monitor or mobile device.
Each web pages contents are usually presented in HTML or XML format.With the help of CSS (Cascading Style Sheets), designers can precisely control the web pages look and feel, as far as layout, typographic elements, color scheme and navigation are concerned.
What is Informational Webpage?An Informational Web Page is one whose purpose is to present factual information.The URL Address frequently ends in .edu or .gov, as many of these pages are sponsored by educational institutions or government agencies.
How to recognize an informational web page?Authority Extent to which material is the creation of a person or organization that is recognized as having definite knowledge in a given subject area.Accuracy Extent to which information provided is reliable and error- free.
Objectivity Extent to which material expresses facts without distortion by personal feelings or biases.Currency Extent to which materials are up-to date.Coverage Range of topics included in a work and the depth to which those topics are addressed.
Importance to Libraries and Information CentersLibraries can play an important role in disseminating information by creating their web site and web pages.Consider primary audience and provide information relevant to their needs not readily available elsewhere. Providing links utility as they save time over the print volume and money over the online databases.To provide easy access to the libraries websites.