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General Resource Evaluation: CRAAP Test

This guide helps you learn how to evaluate all types of resources to know whether or not they would be good to use in your research.

The CRAAP Test

The CRAAP Test is used to help you evaluate resources. It is most often used to evaluate websites, but the same criteria can be applied to other types of resources as well.

CRAAP is an ancronym that stands for:

  • Currency
  • Relevancy
  • Authority
  • Accuracy
  • Purpose

To find out more about the CRAAP Test, check out our CRAAP Test LibGuide for website evaluation. You can also view the slideshow to the right.

The CRAAP Test Slideshow