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HUM 201 - World Mythology - Ruediger: Websites

This guide will help you find quality resources for your research paper.

C.R.A.A.P. Test & Evaluating Resources

Use the CRAAP Test method to determine if a web resource is right for you. Evaluate sources based on the following points:
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  • Currency: When was the information published? Is it up to date?
  • Relevance: Is the information what you're really looking for? Who is the material written for: academics, professionals, students, or the general public?
  • Authority: Who published, wrote, or edited the information? Is the author an expert on the topic?
  • Accuracy: Is the information reliable and accurate? Do other sources verify this information?
  • Purpose: What is the purpose of the information? Is it biased to one point of view?
 

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      Evaluating Web Sites (videos)

Check out these two short videos, which provide tips on how to evalute web sites, to see if they are quality resources for your research project.

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