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The Craap Test for evaluating resources
 

The Craap Test for evaluating resources

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Submit your resources to the respected CRAAP test to determine whether you want to use them or not for your assignment.

Submit your resources to the respected CRAAP test to determine whether you want to use them or not for your assignment.

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    • The CRAAP Test Can you separate the roses from the manure?
    • Currency • Can you find when the information was posted/published? • When was it last updated? • Is it ever updated? • Is this the most current version? • Do the links work? The CRAAP Test
    • Relevancy • Does this inform your topic or thesis? • Will this help support your argument? Is it a good example? • Will your assignment be better with this? • Is it restating things you've already said and/or supported elsewhere? The CRAAP Test
    • Authority • Who wrote or published this? • What expertise do they have? • Does the organization state their purpose clearly and openly? Are they a subsidiary? • Can you easily contact them? • Does the publisher have the right to post/publish this information? The CRAAP Test
    • Accuracy • Can you verify the information? • Are the means of discovering this information made clearly available? • Is the information presented clearly with adherence to grammar, spelling and labelling standards? The CRAAP Test
    • Purpose • Does it add new knowledge to the world? • Is this information presented with a bias? Is it objective? • If there is an opinion presented, is it made clear? • Goal: to teach, persuade, sell, entertain? The CRAAP Test
    • Websites aren’t labelled. …so where can you find the answers to these questions? “About” page Read the self-description of publisher, authors, organization. Who are they? How do they present themselves? Do they tell you what their credentials are? The CRAAP Test
    • Websites aren’t labelled. …so where can you find the answers to these questions? Content Study the words, vocabulary, images, multi-media content - do they all match up to give a cohesive message? Do they directly answer your questions? The CRAAP Test
    • Websites aren’t labelled. …so where can you find the answers to these questions? Style Banner, colors, logo; does this site look legitimate? Too slick? Amateurish? Outdated? The CRAAP Test
    • Websites aren’t labelled. …so where can you find the answers to these questions? URL What does the internet address tell you about the site? Can you find the “parent” URL? What does the domain (ending) tell you? The CRAAP Test
    • Websites aren’t labelled. …so where can you find the answers to these questions? Links Which sites does this page link to – who do they affiliate themselves with? Do they match the stated information and intent of the site in question? The CRAAP Test
    • Websites aren’t labelled. …so where can you find the answers to these questions? Site Architecture and Labelling How is the site organized? Is the site labelled? What sections are available? Do the links work? Is there a copyright statement? The CRAAP Test
    • Look around. Literally. The CRAAP Test
    • Look around. Literally. The CRAAP Test
    • The CRAAP Test http://libguides.capilanou.ca/craap is part of the Online Research guide • • • • Find Evaluate Assess Record