What's in a URL?
http://www.tmz.com Domain name Extension
Common Extensions .edu Educational organization (most US universities) .com Company (usually .co in the UK) .k12 US school...
Country Codes http://goes.gsfc.nasa.gov/text/web_country_codes.html .uk United Kingdom .mx Mexico .ca Canada .sa Saudia Ar...
Are you on a personal page? <ul><li>A personal site created by an individual?  </li></ul><ul><li>Do you see a  %  or a  ~ ...
Here's one!
Martin Luther King Who owns this site?
Real or not? 
History of Robots
R - ead the URL E - xamine the Site's content A - sk about the author/publisher L - ook at the links
 
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  • 1. Is the information on the website useful for your topic? 2. Are additional resources and links provided? Do the links work? 3. Is the site current? Do you know when it was last updated? 4. Do you think the information is accurate? 5. Does the information contradict information you have found elsewhere?
  • What's in a URL

    1. 1. What's in a URL?
    2. 2. http://www.tmz.com Domain name Extension
    3. 3. Common Extensions .edu Educational organization (most US universities) .com Company (usually .co in the UK) .k12 US school site (not all US schools use this) .org Any organization .ac Academic institution (outside of US) .gov Government agency .sch School site (some schools outside of the US use this) .net   Network .biz Commercial Purpose .mil Military institution
    4. 4. Country Codes http://goes.gsfc.nasa.gov/text/web_country_codes.html .uk United Kingdom .mx Mexico .ca Canada .sa Saudia Arabia .za South Africa .cl Chile .jp Japan .cn China
    5. 5. Are you on a personal page? <ul><li>A personal site created by an individual? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you see a % or a ~ in the web address?  </li></ul><ul><li>http://pubweb.northwestern.edu/ ~abutz/di/intro.html   </li></ul>
    6. 6. Here's one!
    7. 7. Martin Luther King Who owns this site?
    8. 8. Real or not? 
    9. 9. History of Robots
    10. 10. R - ead the URL E - xamine the Site's content A - sk about the author/publisher L - ook at the links

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