Evaluating sources

When you search for information, you're going to find lots of it, especially if you are searching online . . . but is it good information?  Created by Meriam Library, California State University, Chico, the C.R.A.A.P test describes 5 criteria that can help you evaluate the accuracy and credibility of the information: 
  • Currency
  • Relevance
  • Authority
  • Accuracy
  • Purpose
For more information on the C.R.A.A.P test watch this short you tube clip:

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