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SITE INCLUSION CRITERIA

Evaluative Criteria for Sites Indexed in Refdesk:

1. Free access to site content
    - No subscription/access fees

2. Authority of the source
    - Author's credentials available

3. Accuracy/comprehensiveness of information
    - Information range is wide in depth and scope;
      author's name listed along with way to contact
      NOTE: Blogs/articles on commercial websites are not considered.

4. Organization/clarity of presentation
    - Clear, intuitive layout, labeling, and indexing

5. Objectivity in presenting information
    - Information free of author's or advertiser's biases

6. Currency/timeliness
    - Information/links current and updated regularly as stated
      on web site

7. Ease of connection/access, navigation, and use
    - Site can be viewed without fees or special browser software;
      quick connection time; site map available
    - Free of burdonesome advertising

8. Legal, and family friendly
    - Site must be completely legal in all jurisdictions, and be
      free of trademark or copyright violations. The content must be
      appropriate for all audiences.

NOTE: Refdesk does not offer sponsored posts or guest post opportunities at this time.

NOTE: Refdesk is not a business listing website. New links to commercial websites are added with a rel="nofollow" attribute.

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