Dissertations: the Science model
You can play safe and use a pre-evaluated ‘subject gateway’ where human experts have searched the web for high-quality, reliable information. Ask your Brookes subject librarian, or try one of these:
But at the end of the day, it’s up to you to be confident about how good your web source is – or isn’t.
There is lots of good advice (on the web of course!) about how to adopt a consistent questioning approach to stuff you find. Here are two straightforward sets of questions you could start with:
This takes the core questions 'Who? What? When? Where? Why? as the basis of an evaluation. A good place to start.
This website has nice clean appearance with the basic questions all on one page, with lots more detail behind if you want it.