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Prof. Pfeiffer - English 101: Evaluating Sources

Does it Pass the CRAAP Test?

Is your source:

Current? When was the source written and published?

Relevant? Does the source meet the information needs and requirements for your assignment?

Authority? Is the author knowledgeable, reliable and truthful?

Accurate? Does your source contain information that can be verified by other sources?

Purpose?  What is the purpose of the information? Inform? Sell? Entertain? Teach? Persuade?