The URL for a website can tell you a lot about the purpose of a webpage.
.com = commercial site
.net =network provider
.edu =education - school or university
.mil = military website
.gov = government website
.com, .net, and .org sites are less regulated, meaning anyone can register for a website with that domain. .edu, .mil, and .gov sites are MORE REGULATED, and tend to be more reliable.
Most of the time when you are searching databases provided by a school or university, the content has a good chance of being reliable.
However, when searching the internet via Google or other search engines, the chances of finding unreliable sites is much higher.
Review the following sites based on the CRAAP criteria:
Use critical thinking skills and evaluate the websites you find!