Evaluating Health Websites

“Evaluating Health Information.” MedlinePlus. 7 Sept. 2006. U.S. National Library of Medicine and National Institutes of Health. 20 Oct. 2006 <http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/evaluatinghealthinformation.html>. This page from MedlinePlus provides several links to guides and tips on evaluating online health information; links include web pages from the National Library of Medicine, the Food and Drug Administration, the Medical Library Association, and others.
“A User’s Guide to Finding and Evaluating Health Information on the Web.” MLA.net. 12 Sept. 2006. Medical Library Association. 20 Oct. 2006 <http://www.mlanet.org/resources/userguide.html>. This page lists dozens of consumer health, cancer, heart health, and diabetes websites, as well as tips on evaluating online health information.
"Finding Online Health Information" National Network of Libraries of Medicine MidContinental Region. 2006 <http://nnlm.gov/mcr/ctc/> Class One is a step by step tutorial on finding and evaluating online health information. It can be used as a teaching tool, or as a stand alone tutorial.