Guide to Assessing Information on the Internet

Mary J. Koshollek, director of information and records services at Godfrey & Kahn S.C. in Milwaukee has written an excellent article on evaluating websites in the November issue of the Wisconsin Lawyer. In Assessing Information on the Internet, Mary describes the whys and hows of evaluating the authority of Internet materials.

This article provides guidance as you search and work to evaluate the information that you are gathering. Healthy skepticism and critical evaluation techniques are basic lawyering traits and should be applied to working with Internet-based information.