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Hamilton ENGL 1101: Evaluating sources

What is it?

When you find information on the web, you never know who is presenting the information or where they are getting it. By applying the different elements of the CRAAP test, you can have a more informed idea of whether or not you should rely on the information presented on any website.

You may have to put more or less emphasis on the different elements of the CRAAP test depending on your information need. Look at the explanations below for some food for thought...

CRAAP Test

Purpose of various sources

What do you think?

Compare the websites below to determine which one is reliable and which one is....

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