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This module is designed to take about 10 minutes to complete and includes lots of examples and some interactive practice.
What is CRAAP?
CRAAP 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.
Is it CRAAP?
Use the following rubric to help you choose sources for your paper or other school work.
Created by Austin Community College Library Services, 2017.
Be skeptical of all sources that you find whether online or in print. Use CRAAP or your own personal criteria to find sources that are appropriate for your purpose. Your criteria for sources for academic work may be very different than your criteria for sources for personal use. It all depends on the situation.
Questions to ask about information sources you find before deciding to use them for your school work.
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