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Evaluate It! : C.R.A.A.P. Criteria

This guide shows you how to evaluate sources. It is important to evaluate websites, periodicals and any material you will be using for your research. Includes evaluation exercises.

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CRAAP is the acronym for the five criteria used to evaluate the credibility of sources. 


Use the CRAAP test to evaluate the books and articles you find through the library's catalog and research databases and especially for sources found on the Web. From Leeward CC Library

Evaluating Information using the CRAAP Test

C.R.A.A.P. Test

C.R.A.A.P. Test from NYU

C.R.A.A.P. Song