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CRAAP Test  

When you search for information on the web you will have to determine whether a website is CRAAP or not.
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C is for Currency

Is the timeliness of the information important for your research?

R is for Relevance

The importance of the information for your needs.

A is for Authority

The source of the information. (think: Author)

A is for Accuracy

The reliability, truthfulness and correctness of the content.

P is for Purpose

The reason the information exists.

  • United We Blog!
    What is the purpose of the information? Is it to inform, teach, entertain or persuade.
  • Travel - Nepal
    What is the purpose of the information?

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  • Harlem Renaissance
    (Currency) When was this information published?
    (Relevance) Does the information relate to your topic?
    (Authority) Who is the author? What are his/her credentials?
    (Accuracy) Is it accurate/reliable? Where did they get their data?
    (Purpose) What is the purpose of this website?

CRAAP Test PowerPoint

This presentation was created by A. Campbell of Tidewater Community College in Portsmouth, VA.

CRAAP Test Evaluation Form

This form is from the Meriam Library at California State University, Chico

PRHS Library Hours: Mon-Thurs, 7 AM - 6 PM, Fri 7 AM - 5 PM
Plymouth, NH 03264

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