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GOVT 2305 U.S. Government - Sinegal - Fall 2023: Finding Good Sources

Evaluating Information

No matter what source you use, you must evaluate it! Luckily, librarians have created a guide to check all potential sources. Find out more by completing the Evaluating Information tutorial or using the CRAAP test.

Evaluating Information Tutorial

Evaluating Information tutorial


What is the CRAAP test?

The CRAAP test is a set of criteria designed by California State University, Chico to help you find the best sources for your school work. It is a good starting point for evaluating sources for academic purposes like papers, reports, and speeches. Use the following rubric to determine if the source you chose passes the test!

chart describing the CRAAP test as a method to evaluate sources of information

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