The ending of a URL can tell you what kind of organization has made the site:
Dissecting a long URL tells you what the home page is and gives you a clue to the path one would need to follow to find your page.
Each slash separates a page.
http://www.cabrini.edu/ is the home page.
about/departments/library/ brings you to Holy Spirit Library's page.
reference-and-research brings you to the library's Reference Services page.
Though the above example is relatively straightforward, some can be much more complicated:
Accuracy and Objectivity