The URL or web address can provide clues to the type of website and its authority, accuracy, purpose and even intended audience. Look at the domain suffix after the final period in the URL (the .com part) for more information. Here are some commonly used domain suffixes:
The domain suffix can also give you a clue about the geographic origin of a website. Examples of these country domain suffixes include:
Consider these criteria when looking for information on the web:
Gerstein Science Information Centre
9 King's College Circle
Toronto, ON, M5S 1A5
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