The CRAP test in action - Guide for Student Research (Portland State) | college and career ready |

The CRAP test: Currency, Reliability, Authority, and Purpose/ Point of view is a simple and memorable way to help students evaluate sources for their research. This page from the Portland State University Library has two short videos that demonstrate the CRAP test being used to evaluate websites and articles. 


Here's a PDF overview of the CRAP test, with a list of questions to ask about the source to evaluate it:

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