How to Evaluate Sources:

An essential part of online research is the ability to critically evaluate information. This includes the ability to assess its level of accuracy, reliability, and bias.

CRAAP Test Tips:

Use the "CRAAP" Test criteria to evaluate the information that you find in print and on websites. If the information does not pass the test, you probably should not use it as a source for your research.






Not all scholarly articles are considered peer-reviewed!

Peer-reviewed journals contain scholarly articles that have been reviewed by a panel of scholars or experts in a particular discipline before publication. When you are using the CRAAP Test to evaluate resources, this helps verify accuracy.

What does it mean when an article is peer reviewed?

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