The C.A.R.S. Checklist was originally developed by the staff at the University of California, San Franciso. The acronym C.A.R.S. stands for
The C.A.R.S. checklist was developed to help students and other researchers develop criteria to evaluate whether websites contained accurate, current, factual information rather than slanted, opinion based or inaccurate material. The links listed in the box below lead to websites that detail the C.A.R.S. checklist in different ways. The box to the left list other methods of evaluating websites.