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Detecting CRAAP: Evaluating Information Sources

Part 1: Intro to Detecting CRAAP

What is The CRAAP Test? And the importance of using evaluative criteria when encountering information.

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Part 2: Currency

Explores the importance of the timeliness of information in evaluating it.

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Part 3: Relevance

With an abundance of information available, we help identify the importance of finding and focusing on information that relates to your topic or question.

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Part 4: Accuracy

Guidelines for helping ascertain whether the information you find is reliable, truthful, and correct.

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Part 5: Authority

Guidelines for determining if the author of information is qualified to be considered a trustworthy source.

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Part 6: Purpose

All information that is shared, is shared for a reason. In this video we help you consider how the purpose of the information might inform how you use it.

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Part 7: Wrap Up

To conclude, we provide some take-away tips to evaluate information using The CRAAP Test as a starting point.

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