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Readable and straightforward, this reference will be useful to undergraduates and graduates in any major.
Two Widener University reference librarians whose Web site has become a staple for librarians and educators teaching Web literacy classes have now published a nifty how-to-do-it guide in book form. This concise volume will probably become a fixture in journalism classes on how to create and evaluate Web sites. It also would be useful in classes on using the Web to research stories.
—Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly
Librarians and media specialists writing a Web-use curriculum or a 'virtual' collection development policy...will find this book indispensable.
—School Library Journal
The authors are to be congratulated for 'boiling down' this experience into a useful, and affordable, printed work that could be a recommended source for all who work in this area.
—Program: Electronic Library and Information Systems
...the book is worth reading and is a useful complement to other texts in the field.
—The Electronic Library
I would encourage anyone who uses the web, either for information or for promotion of their organization, understand the key elements of eveluation of web pages and web sites. This book is a wonderful resource and one that I will encourage other faculty, students, and members of my family to read.
—Ashland Theological Journal
Web Wisdom is a comprehensive, logically organized, and highly useful guide for evaluating and creating high quality, reputable, informational Web pages. [It] makes ample use of Web page images, evaluative criteria checklists, and informative narrative explanations to make clear their approach and standards. A glossary of terms is also included which will be helpful to both newcomers and old hands alike.
In his review posted to LMULNET discussion group (12 July 1999)