The CRAP test in action - Guide for Student Research (Portland State) | Modern Educational Technology and eLearning |

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.

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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