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How To Evaluate Sources
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How To Evaluate Sources: Overview
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Why is evaluating your sources important?
Anyone can publish
on the Internet. Just because you found it on the Internet
mean it is accurate, reliable, or true.
You need the best resources for your project/paper.
The best resources keep the following C.R.A.A.P. criteria in mind:
- the timeliness of information
- the importance of the information to your needs
- the reliability, truthfulness and correctness of your information
- the source of information
PURPOSE/POINT OF VIEW-
the reason your information exists
Practice the C.R.A.A.P. Test
The C.R.A.A.P. Test
was developed by librarians at CSU Chico.
Jan 15, 2021 12:42 PM
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