Did you find a good resource, or are you just reading crap? Use the CRAAP test as a checklist to help you evaluate your research material. Click here to view a list of questions that cover each of the five areas in the CRAAP test.
Currency: The timeliness of the information.
Relevance: The importance of the information for your needs.
Authority: The source of the information.
Accuracy: The reliability, truthfulness, and correctness of the content.
Purpose/Objectivity: The presence of bias or prejudice/The reason the information exists.
The CRAAP test was developed by Meriam Library, California State University, Chico