of a wall surrounding a toxic waste site at Metales y Derivados, S.A., warning
residents not to use lead contaminated cinder blocks
as building material.
You'll see below a Google listing for a site related
to the search topic (the condition of women workers in Mexican maquiladoras).
An important part of effectively using web resources is evaluating the
authority behind the information - the rest of this module will teach
you how to determine and evaluate who
created a website.
Sometimes one can find a clue to a website's level
of authority by examining its URL. By inspecting the URL suffix you
can ascertain what type of institution (.com, .edu, .gov, .org, etc.)
created the site.
What type of institution produced this website?
Now look at the site itself:
You can see that the author is named, and if you look at the bottom of the page ...
This page last updated on: June 30, 2002.