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Searching the Web and Databases: Evaluating Resources

Resources for learning to search the web efficiently and with better results.

Gettysburgh CRAAP Test

The CRAAP Test* is a useful guide to evaluating resources. CRAAP is an acronym for the general categories of criteria that can be used to evaluate information you find. Use the CRAAP Test to decide if information is appropriate for your research!

C: Currency

R: Relevance

A: Authority

A: Accuracy

P: Purpose

Use the Gettysburgh College CRAAP Test to check your sources for reliablity.

Evaluating Web Resources

Health resources evaluation